In the last four years, the price of water in San Diego has shot up almost 70 percent — and it’s only projected to go higher.

In this edition of San Diego Explained, our Rob Davis and NBC San Diego’s Catherine Garcia look at why your water bills are increasing and how some residents are paying more money for less water.

Here’s the video, in partnership with NBC San Diego:

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For more, read about how the most efficient water consumers pay the price too and how water rate changes being considered are still a long way off.

Please contact Dagny Salas directly at or 619.550.5669 and follow her on Twitter:

Dagny Salas was web editor at Voice of San Diego from 2010 to 2013. She was an investigative fellow at VOSD from 2009 to 2010.

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