East Hartford

MDC adopts $189.5 million budget, sets water rates

Metropolitan District commissioners adopted a $189.5 million budget Monday night and set water rates for customers for the 2019 calendar year.

MDC water customers — considered nonmember towns — live in portions of Farmington, Glastonbury, East Granby and South Windsor. Monthly bills could increase between $2 and $4 a month, according to MDC spokesperson Nick Salemi. Nonmember towns are not billed for the Clean Water Project and sewer customer services charges. Nonmember town bills would be about $50 a month, Salemi said.

MDC water and sewer customers — those who live in Bloomfield, East Hartford, Hartford, Newington, Rocky Hill, West Hartford, Wethersfield and Windsor — are...