From the Office of Commissioner Andy Tobin

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  For Immediate Release | 4-19-18      
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Commissioner Tobin to Host Two Town Hall Meetings Regarding EPCOR Water Arizona Inc. Rate Increase and Consolidation


PHOENIX — Commissioner Andy Tobin will be hosting two town hall meetings to hear from ratepayers of EPCOR Water Arizona Inc. regarding its application for a rate increase and consolidation of its water systems. The town hall meetings will take place Monday April 23 at 5 p.m. and Tuesday April 24 at 8:30 a.m. in Bullhead City, Arizona.

EPCOR Water Arizona Inc. filed their application for a proposed rate increase and water system consolidation to the docket on August 18, 2017, the proposed rate increase for the Mohave District, which includes Bullhead City, is 28.7%.

These town hall meetings present EPCOR customers the opportunity to have their concerns heard. It should be noted that because this is an ongoing case at the Arizona Corporation Commission, Commissioner Tobin will not be able to answer specific questions, he will only be able to listen to comments and concerns. To view EPCOR Water Arizona Inc.’s application for rate increase and consolidation go to and search for docket number WS-01303A-17-0257.

When/Where:   Monday April 23, 2018
    5 p.m.
    Bullhead City Council Chambers
    1255 Marina Boulevard Bullhead
    City, Arizona 86442
    Tuesday April 24, 2018
    8:30 a.m.
    Bullhead City Fire Station 1
    1260 Hancock Road
    Bullhead City, Arizona 86442
  1. Commissioner Introductions
  2. Remarks from the Public on EPCOR Water Arizona, Inc.’s Application for Rate Increase and Consolidation
  3. Closing Remarks


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About Commissioner Andy Tobin:

Commissioner Andy Tobin was first elected to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2006 and served as Speaker of the House from 2011 to 2014. He was appointed by Governor Doug Ducey to fill a vacant seat on the Arizona Corporation Commission in 2015 and elected to serve a full term in 2016. During this time, Commissioner Tobin has focused on getting broadband (internet) connections into rural Arizona schools, been instrumental in establishing the Water Emergency Team to proactively protect Arizona’s water supply, and recently introduced the Arizona Energy Modernization Plan calling for 80 percent of the state’s electricity generation to come from clean energy by 2050. 


The Arizona Corporation Commission was established by the state’s constitution to regulate public utilities and business incorporation. The five Commissioners elected to the Corporation Commission oversee executive, legislative, and judicial proceedings on behalf of Arizonans when it comes to their water, electricity, telephone, and natural gas resources as well as the regulation of securities, pipeline, and railroad safety. To learn more about the Arizona Corporation Commission and its Commissioners, visit