Fort St. John’s metered water program is already seeing environmental benefits.
City Manager Dianne Hunter says since January 1st, conservation efforts have increased.
Hunter says regional water rates will be increased on March 1st. She says everybody needs to pay their fair share for water.
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The adjustment will be upped to two dollars and 50 cents for rural residents.
She says sustainability and conservation are the main goals.
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Hunter recommends low flow toilets and shower heads to help conserve the amount of water you use.