Increase to sewer bills for Mt. Carmel residents

Increase to sewer bills for Mt. Carmel residents

MT. CARMEL, IL (WFIE) - Mt. Carmel residents will soon have to pay more for sewer bills.

Beginning in May, bills will go up $2.50. That's a 29% increase.

City officials say the new rate is needed to pay for state-mandated updates at the wastewater treatment plant.

The increase is expected to take effect on April 20, with payments due in May.

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