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Water Fine Do-Over. City Council Wants Moratorium.

Fresno’s system that uses computers to detect and fine water wasters may be DOA after only 31 days. Water violation notices sent to customers went up 25 fold since the city implemented its plan to monitor residential users automatically on Oct. 1. Complaints went up at nearly the same rate....

After Losing Water Fee Lawsuit, Homebuilders Plan Appeal

Three Fresno homebuilders are trying to prove the adage that water is for fighting and disprove another adage: You can’t fight City Hall. A Fresno County Superior Court judge last month sided with the city of Fresno in a lawsuit over the implementation of water fees (also known as capacity...