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Does LA DWP Billing Scandal Extend to Sweetheart Settlement With Over-Billing Attorney?

Jamie Court | Posted 09.10.2015 | Los Angeles
Jamie Court

The LA Department of Water and Power's overbilling scandals are epic. DWP is one of the least accountable agencies in the city. When it said it was cleaning up its act, it reached out to a Chicago attorney and cut a deal to allegedly pay ratepayers back.

Church Receives $93,000 Water Bill

AP | Posted 09.14.2013 | Business

GIRARD, Ohio (AP) — A spate of five-figure water bills in an Ohio city is being blamed on new software, but a pastor jokes his church's $93,000 bill...

Man Forced To Pay $10,457 Bill

Posted 07.02.2012 | Money

Kirit Kothari, of Cedar Grove, N.J., isn't an abnormally thirsty person. Nor does he have an exorbitantly large lawn or garden -- nor, for that matter...

This Is Getting More Expensive

Reuters | Posted 06.20.2012 | Money

* Water utilities' $330 billion in debt likely to rise * Water shortages to become more common, even in the East By Tizi...

Tax Lien Sale Overhaul Sent To Maryland Lawmakers

Huffington Post Investigative Fund | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

By Fred Schulte, Lagan Sebert and Ben Protess It's too late to help Vicki Valentine--the Baltimore woman who lost her family's mortgage-free home ove...

Water Bills Go Up In Down Economy As Usage Drops

AP | CLARKE CANFIELD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

PORTLAND, Maine — The grim economy is hitting some consumers in the wallet in yet another way: their water bills. Many water utilities are rais...