Henderson Water Co. v. Corporation Comm'n
269 U.S. 278 (1925)

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Henderson Water Co. v. Corporation Comm'n, 269 U.S. 278 (1925)

Henderson Water Company v.

Corporation Commission of North Carolina

No. 249

Argued November 18, 1925

Decided December 14, 1925

269 U.S. 278

Syllabus

Where a water company, bound to maximum rates by its contract with a city, applied to a state commission and secured an order

Page 269 U. S. 279

allowing an increase, but only one-half of that asked for, with the right, however, to apply for further relief at the end of a test period, the company, after making the test, must exhaust it remedy with the commission before suing in the district court to enjoin enforcement of the rate as confiscatory. P. 269 U. S. 280.

Affirmed.

Appeal from a decree of the district court refusing a temporary injunction in a suit to restrain water rates on the ground of confiscation.

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