The cost of water across the United States is 41% higher than what it was in 2010. Jacksonville, FL water prices are skyrocketing. When you budget for water, it should not cost more than 4.5% of a household’s income according to the EPA.
The highest risk state is Mississippi, since families there earn $32,000 or less in family income. Philadelphia has a little more than half of all of its customers past due on their water bills. Detroit has 50,000 customers already cut off.
Don’t take water for anything less than what it is. Important to life sustainability. Conserve and Protect our water resources.