EDITOR'S NOTE: Several Jefferson County residents have filed comments on West Virginia American Water's proposed acquisition of Jefferson Utilities, the county's largest private water service utility. The acquisition include four much smaller but related water and sewer systems. The following are a few representative comments submitted so far, some of which have been condensed or edited for consistency of style. Read all of the comments and case files on the West Virginia Public Service Commission's website at www.psc.state.wv.us. The files and letters are under case 22-0796-WS-PC.

‘We don’t have the luxury of switching’

From MICHAEL VAETH, Shepherdstown resident and president of the Deerfield Property Owners Association.

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