Water for everyone in the City of Hopewell and for some 750 residents of Prince George County is supplied by Virginia American Water. The company is proposing a 25% rate hike.
Hopewell City Manager Mark Haley says there’s real concern about the cost of water more than doubling.
Prince George Supervisors have already said they’ll intervene with the State Corporation Commission.
Friday is the filing deadline, the SCC has set a public hearing for June 21st.