The /*Durham City Council*/ approved a rate increase that includes a 5-tiered system in an effort to get customers to conserve.
The base charge for water will jump 60 cents a month. The new rates take effect July 1.
Raleigh city officials say the April showers have kept /*Falls Lake*/, the city's main water source, above full.
At the current level, Raleigh has a year's supply of /*water*/.