Sewer bills going up for Andover residents

ANDOVER, Kan. (KSNW) — Starting in February, Andover residents will see their sewer bills increase.

The City says they are wrapping up the design phase for the expansion of the wastewater plant. This year Andover will begin the process of upgrading and expanding the facility to address increasing demand and replace and update equipment to meet upcoming regulatory requirements.

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The rate will increase by $5 to $40 a month for residential customers. Later this year, the Andover City Council will decide on a multi-year billing structure based on the projected costs of the expansion project.

Andover’s wastewater facility was first constructed in 1977 and underwent upgrades, expansions, and improvements in 1996, 2011, and 2019.

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