While most Americans worry about gas and heating oil prices, water rates have surged in the past dozen years, according to our analysis of 100 municipalities. Prices at least doubled in more than a quarter of the locations and even tripled in a few.

The top graphic here shows the highest increases in water rates across the country, while the bottom graphic compares water cost increases against other utilities.

Find our how your city stacks up: http://usat.ly/V5XWUN

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