A report from MidAmerican Energy shows that more than 70,000 residential electric accounts were past due as of early September. There were nearly 62,000 past-due gas accounts. The revenue losses totaled more than $16.7 million.
If up and running, the well would serve the Tyson pork processing plant located on North Elk Run Road, the John Deere Tractor Plant located on East Donald Street and residential properties in the area.
The rate increase comes after commercial customers — which take up 60% of the utility's water each day — decreased consumption by 10% during COVID-19.
Peterson Contractors Inc. was the apparent low bidder at $14.4 million as Waterloo opened construction bids on the final phase of University Avenue's makeover.
The Waterloo Water Works board of trustees approved a 2 percent rate increase for 2020.
WATERLOO — The Waterloo Water Works has loosened its residency requirement for the next general manager.
WATERLOO — The Waterloo Water Works has secured property for a potential fourth water tower to serve the city’s growing southwestern neighborhoods.