Kentucky American Water

Ky. American Water Asks For 17.5% Rate Increase

Dec 29, 2012

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky American Water, which serves Lexington and other communities, is asking for a rate increase that would raise average monthly residential bills by 17 1/2 percent, or $5.76, to $38.51 per month.

The company said in a statement it filed the request Friday with the Kentucky Public Service Commission based on capital investments of approximately $58 million made since last seeking a rate increase nearly three years ago. The request would increase total annual revenue by approximately $12.3 million.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The rollout of Lexington’s new LEXserv billing service this month has caused some confusion for customers who appeared to be billed twice for city services.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Starting next month, Lexington residents can expect a new bill in the mail. Around 115,000 customers will start receiving a LEXserv bill to pay for three city fees: water quality, sanitary sewer, and landfill.