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Tucson, Arizona: Huge water bill for new house with no running water -- "The meters are wrong."

Spokesperson Fernando Molina says that while meter malfunctions are possible. [t]here’s been less than 5 documented cases in the last 20 years.

“There is always that chance that the meter is over-registering but it is extremely rare…”

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Colorado: Energy bill quadrupled after Xcel installed "Smart" Meter

Protest a high bill and report it to the consumer affairs or attorney general’s office in your state or province. There is usually an appeal process where a customer does not have to pay the contested amount. 410 more words

Charter, TWC Not in a Rush to Fix Billing Mistakes, Report Finds | News & Opinion | PCMag.com

Time Warner Cable and Charter do not automatically offer refunds or credits to their overcharged customers, according to the results of a US Senate investigation published this week. 271 more words


Despite some objections, Pennsylvania's mandatory electricity smart meter rollout is ahead of schedule | Local News | meadvilletribune.com

HARRISBURG — Starting the dishwasher, plugging in a hair-dryer or flicking on a light switch will register with utilities almost instantly when their customers are monitored by state-of-the-art electric meters. 256 more words


As US court bans smart meter blueprints from public, sysadmin tells of fight for security info • The Register

The sysadmin-activist at the center of a bizarre legal battle over a smart meter network in Seattle, Washington, says he never expected a simple records request to turn into a lawsuit. 335 more words


City adjusts figures in lawsuit against Diamond Brooks due to calibration error on water meter - Yuma Sun: News

The City of Yuma is moving forward with a lawsuit seeking restitution for water it says was stolen by Diamond Brooks, recently filing a document in court to adjust figures due to inaccurate readings on the meter used in the investigation. 575 more words