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Workers form a mountain of rock off West Main Road as they remove an old 4 million-gallon water tank at the Lawton Valley Treatment Plant in January. The hike in Portsmouth water rates will help offset the cost of the replacement of the treatment plant, as well as other projects.

Portsmouth water rates hiked by nearly 12 percent

Portsmouth water rates hiked by nearly 12 percent

PORTSMOUTH — Portsmouth Water and Fire District customers can expect a sizable jump in water rates this year and for the next two years. According to Philip T. Driscoll, chairman of the administrative board, the board voted to increase its water rates by 11.88 percent for fiscal year 2014, which began on May 1. The annual

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