The Daily Eastern News

Water, sewer rates will see increase

Corrine Brock, Associate News Editor

April 2, 2019

he Charleston City Council voted to put a 3.9 percent increase on sewer and water rates on public inspection as well as 14 other agenda items. Eastern will see an increase from $14.19 to $14.75 per 1,000 gallons. Water and sewer services within corporate limits will see an increase from $14.75...

City Council to vote on water, sewer rate increase

Corryn Brock, Associate News Editor

April 1, 2019

The Charleston City Council will vote on 14 agenda items during its meeting, including a water and sewer rate increase, on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall. According to the ordinance that would amend the rates to increase them, “it is necessary to increase the charges for said service in order to ...

New water heating system installed in South Quad

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

January 7, 2019

A new water system that will provide hot water on demand to the buildings in the South Quad was implemented over winter break. Mark Hudson, the director of Housing and Dining, said since last summer the university was working on preparing to do a hot water switch over for the entire South Quad, a ...

City council to vote on amending ambulance rates

Staff Report

April 3, 2017

The Charleston City Council will amend ambulance and the sewer and water rates at its meeting 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in City Hall. Council members will vote on whether to amend the base rates applicable for service to residents of the city, including full-time students of Eastern. If passed, the rates...

Pipe burst because of cool air pocket

Analicia Haynes, Online Editor

January 9, 2017

By Analicia Haynes Online Editor | @DEN_News A pipe burst in the hallway dividing the Thomas Hall lobby and dining hall Sunday afternoon after a cool air pocket caused the pipe to freeze and break. Mark Hudson, the director of housing and dining, said 600 gallons of water comes out a minute...

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