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U.S. representatives Henry Cuellar, Joaquín Castro, and Lloyd Doggett Thursday secured an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act which would improve the wastewater infrastructure for Joint Base San Antonio and surrounding areas.

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Water rates under the San Antonio Water System will go up in 2018 and again in 2019 after the the City Council approved the increase in an 8-3 vote Thursday. The dissenting council members were District 6 Councilman Greg Brockhouse, District 9 Councilman John Courage, and District 10 Councilman Clayton Perry.

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The San Antonio Water System is proposing a rate increase of 10.5 percent over the next two years, largely to support infrastructure upgrades for the city's sewer and water delivery systems.

A city council vote to approve or deny the adjustment was postponed in November and is expected to be taken up Thursday.

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Updated at 5:30 p.m.

A vote to increase the San Antonio Water System’s rates by 10.5 percent over the next two years was originally on the agenda for Thursday’s city council meeting, but the council pushed the vote back until next month’s meeting.

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