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Sewerage & Water Board suspending water shutoffs amidst billing debacle

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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

The Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans Management Director Paul Rainwater told our partners Nola.com | The Times-Picayune that the agency is suspending water shutoffs to homes and businesses who haven't paid delinquent bills.

The suspension was a response to criticism against the agency miscalculating what customers owed each month.

Residents and businesses have complained of large jumps in rates month-to-month.

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