The Philadelphia Water, Sewer and Storm Water Rate Board will conduct public hearings on the 2022 Special Rate Proceeding on Wednesday, March 23, 2022 at 1:00 pm and 6:00 pm.

Both hearings are open to the public and will be conducted remotely via Zoom.

This proceeding concerns the reconciliation and potential downward adjustment of Water Department rates and charges that were previously approved to take effect September 1, 2022.

People affected by the Rate Board’s decision who wish to testify at either of the virtual public input hearings are encouraged to sign up by Tuesday, March 22.

To sign up, please provide your name, phone number, and email address to You may also submit written comments via email to

To listen to or participate in a hearing, please see the link to the hearing, meeting number, call-in number and password on the Rate Board’s website,

If you need further information, have questions concerning the hearing schedule and procedures, or require special assistance for disabilities, please contact Steven Liang at