The Cost Of Florida Water


watery foundation copy In: The Cost Of Florida Water | Our Santa Fe River, Inc. (OSFR) | Protecting the Santa Fe River in North Florida
On October 29, 2014 at 02:59PM, Tom at Watery Foundation published the following article:

A recent national report (p. 13) looked at monthly water bills in 27 American cities and concluded that Jacksonville was the cheapest in the group:


A more detailed look at Florida water and wastewater rates found significant variation (p. 6) across five regions in the state:


By way of comparison, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports (p. 2) the following average monthly household expenditures:

  • Alcohol: $38
  • Entertainment: $217
  • Food away from home: $223
  • Gasoline: $230

In context, water doesn’t seem very expensive.

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