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A US$74k Water Bill? Wow

Thu Jul 14, 2005 11:15 pm

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RE: A US$74k Water Bill? Wow

Thu Jul 14, 2005 11:33 pm

Law enforcement authorities sometimes investigate unusually high residential electric or water bills, as those can result from hydroponic marijuana-growing operations.
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RE: A US$74k Water Bill? Wow

Thu Jul 14, 2005 11:48 pm

Quoting PROSA (Reply 1):
Law enforcement authorities sometimes investigate unusually high residential electric or water bills, as those can result from hydroponic marijuana-growing operations.

 yes   yes   yes   bigthumbsup 

Public record . . . easy to do . . . been there done that!

In this case (above link) howver, a corrected bill was issued for a $33.00 (+/-).
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RE: A US$74k Water Bill? Wow

Fri Jul 15, 2005 12:35 am

the who received the bill along with the city officials were really cooperative and had a good time with the impromptu attention they received from the St. Louis media. Rose Cook and the city officials actually found a lot of humor in what happened.

the funny kicker the CNN article leaves out, is the $74,000 water bill was to be due on this Friday, July 15. the late fee would have been $4,000.

a great quote from one of the stories ran..

"Rose Mary says the city told her the water meter may have died. She told them if it hadn't, she'd kill it."
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RE: A US$74k Water Bill? Wow

Fri Jul 15, 2005 5:51 am

Quoting ANCFlyer (Reply 2):
Quoting PROSA (Reply 1):
Law enforcement authorities sometimes investigate unusually high residential electric or water bills, as those can result from hydroponic marijuana-growing operations.


Public record . . . easy to do . . . been there done that!

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RE: A US$74k Water Bill? Wow

Fri Jul 15, 2005 3:36 pm

Is there a math wiz that can figure out how long it would take to run 1 million gallons of water through a 1" service at 60PSI (I think most systems run between 40 and 70PSI)
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RE: A US$74k Water Bill? Wow

Fri Jul 15, 2005 4:46 pm

We had one here a while ago.

An old dear got a gas bill but the computerised billing system inserted her phone number instead of the amount payable or something like that. She got a bill for several million.

The poor old girl keeled over and croaked due to the shock.
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