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Sticker Shock: Thousands of San Diego Water Customers Getting Gigantic, Cumulative Bills

More and more San Diego water customers are getting sticker shock from gigantic bills that force them to pay for many months of past service all at once.

The cumulative bills, which can be as high as several thousand dollars, aren’t the result of customers being irresponsible. They are being caused by severe staffing shortages and outdated meters that often malfunction, city officials say.