There’s a lot of chatter out there about ‘unusually high’ water bills. We found out why.
By Travis Thompson
Water bills seem to be the talk of the town.
Neighbors are complaining about higher-than-normal water bills in community forums like Nextdoor and Facebook. There have even been news stories on the topic, including one from 9News last week featuring one of our customers.
Many people along the Front Range are asking, “Why is my bill so high?”
It’s a fair question. And since we’re your water department, it’s on us to give you a fair answer. Here’s what we learned:
Water bills were significantly higher this September compared to last September. Why?
Short answer: The weather.
Your water bill includes a chart detailing your water use, month-by-month, for the past year. Look at September 2014; it was an abnormally low water-use month. In…
View original post 613 more words