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Final Order Entered: 1. The findings contained in the Staff Report are adopted and incorporated by reference into this Order as if fully set out herein. 2. The rates originally proposed by Farmdale District are denied. 3. The rates set forth in the Appendix to this Order are approved for services rendered by Farmdale District on and after the date of this Order. 4. The Commission shall open a separate proceeding, Case No. 2020- 00217 to monitor the surcharge proceeds collection and expenses, subject to the following conditions: a. Within 120 days of the date of this Order, Farmdale District shall file with the Commission a qualified infrastructure improvement plan, including a comprehensive unaccounted-for water loss reduction plan that establishes priorities and a time schedule for eliminating each source of unaccounted-for water loss and provides a detailed spending plan for the proceeds of a surcharge. b. Farmdale District shall deposit surcharge collections in a separate interest-bearing account. c. On the fifteenth day of each month for 48 months from the date of this Order or until all surcharge proceeds are expended, Farmdale District shall file with the Commission a monthly activity report that includes a statement of monthly surcharge billings and collections; a monthly surcharge bank statement; a list of each payment from the account, its payee, and a description of the purpose; and invoices supporting each payment.