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Lance: To falsified water-meter readings

March 25, 2018 GMT

About 200 Springdale Township residents got inaccurate water bills for months because, officials say, a meter reader — whom they won’t identify — falsified readings from May through December. The township is working to rectify the situation and upgrade meter-reading technology. For a water system with about 750 customers — and especially for those overcharged — 200-some inaccurate monthly bills for seven months hardly represent a mere drop in the bucket.