Vietnam War Veteran's Hardest Fight Is With Chicago's Water DepartmentFormer Vietnam war veteran, Rodney Andrews, has one simple wish.
Getting Hosed: Woman Gets $8,000 Water Bill For Vacant And Unlivable Home Where Water Was Not Being UsedOne woman has a water bill of more than $8,000, even though she hasn’t used a drop.
Getting Hosed: Home With No Pipes Gets Hit With Nearly $9,000 Water BillThe CBS 2 investigators stay on the water beat. In the latest case, Chicago’s water department cut one man’s $9.000 water bill in half. Great. Right? Well, not really.
Getting Hosed: Water Department Can't Calculate Simple Math Problem, So Man Gets Billed More Than $5,000The city’s Water Department has a long history of slapping people with wrong bills. This time, it’s because the agency was incapable of simple subtraction.
Getting Hosed: 2 Investigators Save Business Owners $33,000 On Bungled Water Bill, But That's Just One CaseIn her 2020 budget, Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced the new Utility Billing Relief Program for people with outstanding water bills. But it won't help some Chicago water customers who have gotten hosed.
Getting Hosed: Unmetered, Vacant Homes Rack Up Thousands Of Dollars In Water BillsLarry Richardson is one of the people who called CBS 2 Investigators after the first expose on the City’s water billing system aired in February. Some owed hundreds of dollars, others tens of thousands.
Getting Hosed: Chicago Property Owners Paying For Water They Never UsedThe City of Chicago is going after residents for millions of dollars, attempting to collect bills for water they never used.