Halifax woman loses UARB appeal over $2,500 water bill: “It’s preposterous”

IPOANS Comment: IPOANS received calls from members with the identical problem. To determine if exorbitant water bill billings are widespread, appreciate impacted members advising IPOANS by email, kevin@ipoans.ca or call 902.789.0946. 

A Halifax woman is vowing to continue fighting an exorbitant water bill after losing an appeal before the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (UARB).

In a written decision last week, the UARB ruled Halifax Water had followed its regulations when it billed Allie Fineberg $2,526.04, alleging she used 18,000 litres of water per day for seven weeks. That’s more than 100 times her typical consumption, enough to fill a four-foot deep pool 15 feet in diameter every day…. [Read More]