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Newport offers flat refund for cold-related water use

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Despite recent warmer temperatures, water and sewer lines in south Washington County continue to freeze.

As some Newport residents run roughly 360 gallons of water per day as a prevention method, the city is reimbursing homeowners for some of the extra water usage fees.


To make the process as uniform as possible residents running excess water can expect to be reimbursed 60 cents per day.

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Emily Buss
Emily Buss joined the South Washington County Bulletin in February 2013. She covers local government in Cottage Grove, St. Paul Park and Newport, along with other general assignment reporting. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communications from Minnesota State University, Mankato.
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