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Water Rate Affordability Study

DMWW completed a water rate affordability study in 2023. Raftelis Financial Consultants concluded there is not a widespread water affordability problem in DMWW’s service areas; however, there are still households with low income who may struggle to pay their water bill. The study made recommendations to DMWW on approaches to improving the accessibility of water in the Des Moines area. Read the full Water Rate Affordability Study.
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