IID customers may face rate hike if Riverside County ordinance survives legal challenge

V. Manuel Perez, Riverside County District 4 supervisor, sponsored Ordinance No. 943, which is the center of a legal battle between IID and Riverside County. COURTESY PHOTO Imperial Valley Economic Development Corporation.

EL CENTRO — If Riverside County gets its way, Imperial Irrigation District customers in Imperial County may have to pay, said Marion Champion, IID media communications officer.

At issue is Ordinance No. 943, which was formally adopted by the Riverside County Board of Supervisors by unanimous consent during its regular meeting on July 17.

Staff Writer Chris McDaniel can be reached at cmcdaniel@ivpressonline.com or 760-337-3440.

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