tad johnsen http://kbia.org en Columbia electrical-line project expected to impact utility rates http://kbia.org/post/columbia-electrical-line-project-expected-impact-utility-rates <p>Columbia’s southern region is in need of new electrical transmission lines because of the region’s population increase – and Columbia’s Water and Light Department and City Council are discussing options for the region.</p><p>Representatives from the Department and council met yesterday (Thursday) afternoon to discuss one project that would create new transmission lines. Water and Light staff have proposed three line options to the council.</p><p>Officials say regardless of the option chosen residents should expect to see a utility-rate increase for the project.</p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 14:21:18 +0000 Meredith Miller 35441 at http://kbia.org Columbia electrical-line project expected to impact utility rates