Missouri American Water http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Water Surcharge Bill Fails In Missouri Senate http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/water-surcharge-bill-fails-missouri-senate <P><FONT size=3><FONT face="Times New Roman">The Missouri Senate has rejected a bill that would have allowed additional water and sewer companies to seek permission for surcharges to build new infrastructure.</FONT></FONT></P> <P><FONT size=3><FONT face="Times New Roman">Currently, only water companies in St. Louis County can impose such a surcharge between formal rate cases. Wed, 17 Apr 2013 04:06:25 +0000 The Associated Press 25504 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Water Surcharge Bill Fails In Missouri Senate Rates rising for customers of Missouri American http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/rates-rising-customers-missouri-american <p>State regulators have approved a $24&nbsp;million rate increase for water and sewer customers of Missouri&nbsp;American Water Co. - that&#39;s half of the rate increase the company sought with the Missouri Public Service Commission last summer.</p><p>The increase endorsed Wednesday is to take effect April 1 for&nbsp;many of the company&#39;s nearly 458,000 customers, but the exact&nbsp;amount will vary by community. Missouri American serves the St.&nbsp;Louis area, Jefferson City, Joplin, St. Joseph, Warrensburg, Mexico&nbsp;and other communities.</p> Wed, 07 Mar 2012 22:41:40 +0000 The Associated Press 3227 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Rates rising for customers of Missouri American Boil order for South County lifted http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/boil-order-south-county-lifted <p><strong>Updated at 2:05 p.m. July 3:</strong></p><p>As of 1:30 p.m., the boil order that had been in effect for 8,000 Missouri American Water customers in south St. Louis County was lifted. The utility is recommending that customers in the affected area flush their plumbing by letting faucets run for a few minutes.</p><p>The affected ZIP codes were:</p><ul><li>St. Louis County portions of 63026</li><li>St. Louis County portions of 63049</li><li>Portions of 63088 that are south of the Meramec River.</li></ul><p> Sat, 02 Jul 2011 22:23:34 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 1562 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Boil order for South County lifted