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Empty homes accrue huge water bills

Photo of Sherman Foster, who lives next door to 14537 Monica in Detroit on Sherman Foster had let his water bill go for four months. It was approaching $200. But the landscaper was shocked when city workers warned his service would be shut off in May. After all, water from the house next door, left, ran for more than two years before it was turned off in the burned out building on Monica near Fenkell. Its bill: $25,708.


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Empty homes accrue huge water bills