Tippecanoe County’s American Suburban Utilities, or ASU, will get most of the rate hike it requested, but not all.
Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission, or IURC, has approved a three-phase price hike that increases fees more than 60 percent. When it’s complete, residential bills will go from $47.50 a month to more than $77.24.
The privately-owned waste water utility wanted to charge $85.18 per month.
The Office of Utility Consumer Counselor countered with a recommendation of $60.80 per month.