Ferdinand Town Council Considering Water Rate Increase

FERDINAND -- Water rates could be going up in the town of Ferdinand.

Recently, the Patoka Lake Water District raised rates by about $2.50 per customer.  That’s where Ferdinand gets it’s water from.

Now, the Ferdinand Town Council is considering a rate hike to replenish water department funds and plan for future projects.

On average, bills would go up around $8 a month.

A public comment hearing will be held February 19th.

The council will make a decision after that.

If the water rate increase is approved, it could show up on your bill as soon as this April.