rate increase http://wamc.org en Conn. Water Company Seeks 17% Rate Increase http://wamc.org/post/conn-water-company-seeks-17-rate-increase <p></p><p>BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A water company buying up smaller systems to consolidate service in Connecticut is seeking a nearly 17 percent rate increase.</p><p>Aquarion Water Co. of Connecticut said Wednesday.an increase would generate about $27 million in revenue and cost the average customer about $7 a month.</p><p>Aquarion serves 625,000 customers in 47 cities and towns in Connecticut. It says it has spent more than $143 million to improve its delivery and other systems.</p> Thu, 28 Feb 2013 02:00:00 +0000 Lucas Willard 58744 at http://wamc.org