Legislative Update - December 2, 2022

Legislative Updates,

Reminder: City of San Diego Water Rate Increase January 2023
On January 1, 2023, a pass-through charge from the San Diego County Water Authority (CWA) of 2.5% goes into effect to pay for increases in the cost of imported water supplies. Also, wastewater rates increase by 4% on January 1, 2023. The City states that the increase will help with the continued upgrades to core infrastructure by replacing aging pipes and wastewater mains and fund investments like Pure Water. Read more. 

Escondido Approves Rate Increase for Waste Removal
On November 16, the Escondido City Council approved a rate increase for trash and recycling services provided by Escondido Disposal Inc. The new rates will be effective January 1, 2023. Residential customers can expect to pay an additional $2.21 per month, increasing the total from $26.45 to $28.66. Commercial customers can expect a $10.16 total increase, bumping their monthly rates from $118.13 to $128.29. Read more