Aquarion requesting rate hike

The increase would cost the average customer about $7 more a month.

The increase would cost the average customer about $7 more a month. (2/28/13)

BRIDGEPORT - Aquarion Water Company is asking state regulators for a 17 percent rate hike.      

Company officials say the increase would generate about $27 million more in revenue and cost the average customer about $7 extra a month.

The proposal would still need to be approved by utility regulators.

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