On December 2, 2019, Providence Water filed with the RI Public Utilities Commission for an overall revenue increase of $13,311,349, or 18.3%, for total annual revenues of $85,932,149. A residential retail customer using 100 HCF (74,800 gallons) of water annually will have an average increase in their monthly bill of $5.69, or 15.8%. Commercial retail customer bills will increase 22.4%, industrial retail customer bills will increase 12.2%, and wholesale customer bills will increase 20.7%. Fire Protection charges will increase 20%. No rate changes will take effect until the Commission has conducted a full investigation and hearing on the proposal.
A copy of the rate filing is available for viewing at our Customer Service department located at 125 Dupont Drive in Providence or online at www.ripuc.org/eventsactions/docket/4994page.html.