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For Immediate Release
Contact:  Matt Schilling
(614) 466 7750

Aqua Ohio rate increase public hearings rescheduled

COLUMBUS, OHIO (Dec. 21, 2016) – The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) today granted Aqua Ohio’s request to reschedule local public hearings to provide customers an opportunity to express their views on its proposed rate increase. Aqua Ohio cited additional time is required to publish notice to its customers. The local public hearings are rescheduled as follows:

Tuesday, Jan. 10 at 6:00 p.m.
Ohio History Connection, Cardinal Classroom
800 E. 17th Ave.
Columbus, Ohio 43211

Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.
Harding High School, Community Room
1500 Harding Highway East
Marion, Ohio 43302

Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.
Ashtabula Township Office, Meeting Room
2718 North Ridge East
Ashtabula, Ohio 44004

Those who testify at the local public hearings will have their comments added to the case record.

Consumers may also submit comments online at www.PUCO.ohio.gov or by mail addressed to 180 E. Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43215. Correspondence should include the case number 16-907-WW-AIR.

An evidentiary hearing is scheduled for Jan. 19, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. at the PUCO offices in Columbus.

More information regarding Aqua Ohio’s proposed rate increase may be found on the PUCO website here.

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The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) is the sole agency charged with regulating public utility service. The role of the PUCO is to assure all residential, business and industrial consumers have access to adequate, safe and reliable utility services at fair prices while facilitating an environment that provides competitive choices. Consumers with utility-related questions or concerns can call the PUCO Call Center at (800) 686-PUCO (7826) and speak with a representative.

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