Sewer rate study underway to prepare for next month's hearing

Another study is underway in preparation for next month's sewer rate forum.{} A sewer rate expert is comparing the county's system with similar ones.{} He'll talk to sewer users about what they think would be a fair rate increase at a forum, on July 24th at the Bessemer Civic Center.{} Commissioners hope people will come out.{} No sewer rate increase is currently on the table.{} But an increase and fees for non-users are possible.