Utility rates have gone up in Copperas Cove.

The city’s water base rate went from $11.77 per month to $12 per month.

For the water volumetric rate, $4.50 per 1,000 gallons has risen to $4.75 per 1,000 gallons.

Additionally, the city’s trash collection went from $17 per month to $18 per month.

“The city of Copperas Cove would like to ensure our utility customers are aware of several utility rates that have changed and became effective on October 1, 2018,” according to a news release issued Tuesday.

The change in utility rates was approved by the City Council during the city’s annual budget process.

The increase in rates will assist the city in providing sustainable water to the community.

The new rates can be found by going to the city’s website homepage, Department tab > Administration > Budget Department > Fee Schedule; or by going go www.copperascovetx.gov/files/fee_schedule/fee_schedule.pdf

Customers with additional questions or concerns may contact City Public Information Officer Kevin Keller at kkeller@copperascovetx.gov or 254-254-4221. They can also contact Customer Care at 844-685-6349 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. or send an email to copperascove.support@gwfathom.com.

mpayne@kdhnews.com | 254-501-7553

Herald staff writer

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