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Wrath of EBMUD

Jul 14, 2017

Gary Peterson: EBMUD customers’ wrath justified, but agency’s issues are real as rain: “They knew the score even as they squeezed into the East Bay Municipal Utilities District board room Tuesday afternoon, dozens of frustrated water customers incensed over a proposed 19 percent rate hike and knowing just where to aim their animosity.  By a 6-1 vote, the only dissenting vote coming from John Coleman who represents Ward 2, the rate hike was approved. But not before a conga line of consumers engaged in a ventathon.  “Coming out of a drought,” said one man, who claimed to have worked for 10 state governments, “it doesn’t seem you have a very good story to tell your rate payers.” ... ”  Read more from the East Bay Times here:  EBMUD customers’ wrath justified, but agency’s issues are real as rain

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