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High Water Bills Can Indicate a Leak

Many HOAs have a problem with water bills that are way too high. Sometimes that is due to poor maintenance, sometimes due to unidentified leaks.  Leaks can cost thousands of dollars a year if allowed to continue, so they need to be discovered and fixed as soon as possible.

The first step toward discovering a leak is to check past water bills. If there is a leak and it happened recently, it will show up in a water bill as a sudden spike in the amount billed, even when the water company hasn’t raised it’s prices. Here are some questions to ask:

Have the bills gone up recently? If yes: 

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GA: Water Department Refunds Condo $5,000

News items of national interest regarding Condominium and Homeowner associations, compiled by the Community Associations Network

Collier Green Condo President Angela Davis met with the city of Atlanta on Friday to get to the bottom of a water meter mystery. The meter indicated that the Collier Road complex used more than $17,000 worth of water in August.
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