A worker walks through an area called the filter gallery at the Northeast Surface Water Treatment Facility near Chestnut and Behymer avenues in northeast Fresno in a 2013 file photo. The plant is an important part of the city’s goal of reducing reliance on pumped groundwater to supply Fresno businesses and homes. Fresno has raised fees on new housing development to cover the cost of future water supplies for residents.
A worker walks through an area called the filter gallery at the Northeast Surface Water Treatment Facility near Chestnut and Behymer avenues in northeast Fresno in a 2013 file photo. The plant is an important part of the city’s goal of reducing reliance on pumped groundwater to supply Fresno businesses and homes. Fresno has raised fees on new housing development to cover the cost of future water supplies for residents. MARK CROSSE Fresno Bee file
A worker walks through an area called the filter gallery at the Northeast Surface Water Treatment Facility near Chestnut and Behymer avenues in northeast Fresno in a 2013 file photo. The plant is an important part of the city’s goal of reducing reliance on pumped groundwater to supply Fresno businesses and homes. Fresno has raised fees on new housing development to cover the cost of future water supplies for residents. MARK CROSSE Fresno Bee file

Fresno wants $4,200 in water fees added to new-home prices. Big developers say: See you in court

October 15, 2017 06:00 AM