HONOLULU (KHON2) — The sewer fees are going up by about 3% on Maui, according to Maui County’s Department of Environmental Management’s Wastewater Reclamation Division.

Officials said the increase was needed to keep the wastewater system financially self-supporting.

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The rate increase went into effect July 1.

To see copies of budget documents, visit Maui county’s budget office webpage.