“What we are saying is you have to conserve and your bills have to stay the same . . . because the utility still needs to make its expenses,” he said.
On Tuesday, General Manager Glenn Steiger said that the utility warned the City Council and residents that rate increase could be coming when they instituted the water restrictions last year.
“We were very clear up front that at some point we would have to come and re-evaluate the revenue requirement,” he said.