Friday, April 16, 2010



We may need a bail out to pay our water bills?

Rain keep on coming!

SAWS bills mistakenly increased by a factor of 100
By Colin McDonald - Express-News

The detail of a decimal made some San Antonio Water System customers gasp Thursday morning.

Almost 1,100 bills were e-mailed to customers with the classic error of the decimal point in the wrong place.
So a bill of $45.46, which is close to average, appeared as $4,546.00. The bill included a note that if the charge was not paid by May 4, a $200 late fee would be tacked on.

One recipient of an erroneous bill said it almost made him faint.

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