Akron announces increases to water rates

Akron residents be prepared to pay more for your water. In a press release, City of Akron officials announced a “restructuring” of its water rates for 2024, which means your water bill will be going up. Akron is increasing the water rate from $2.73 per HCF to $3.06 per HCF, a 33 cent increase. Residential customers will also have a fixed infrastructure charge of $9, while other customers with larger meters will see higher prices. For most Akron residents , this means the overall utility bill will increase $10 to $20 per month in 2024.