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WEU’s rates increase
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer West Escambia Utilities customers in Atmore and the surrounding area will see a minimal increase in the cost of water and wastewater when they get their November bills. Kenny Smith, manager of the local public utility, said this week that the price of water used for bathing, drinking and cooking and general use has increased by 10 cents per 1,000 gallons, while wastewater has…