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City rates for city dwellers

I find the complaints about people in the county paying for water from the city to be somewhat amusing (“Getting soaked,” Jan. 17). If they don’t like the cost, then get their water elsewhere. No one is forcing them to buy city water.

Bob Dunn answers his own question about charging for water when he says “100 percent gouged for exactly the same city service.” I think the key word is “city service.” Since they are not in the city, where do they get the idea that they are entitled to city water at city rates?

If you want city rates, you should be annexed into the city.

Mark Twain is credited (maybe wrongly) with the saying “Whiskey is for drinking and water is for fighting over.”

Myron Molnau


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