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One of Southwest Florida's largest water providers has a plan to prevent future squabbles over water supplies.
The tactic is to have all of the utility's customers -- Charlotte, Sarasota and DeSoto counties, and North Port -- pay the same rate for the water they buy in bulk.
Right now, the Peace River- Manasota Regional Water Supply Authority charges different rates, based on the premise that each increase in drinking water capacity costs more to build than the last.
The utility's longtime customers, Charlotte and North Port, pay less per gallon for what they receive from a treatment …