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Atlanta is Sued Over 'Secret' Water Fees

Plaintiffs claim city lacks authority to charge a fee against its own department; $58.8M refund is requested

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Lawyers this week filed a potential class action against the city of Atlanta, claiming the city illegally charges its own Department of Watershed Management to use the city's infrastructure—payments that are passed to customers as "secret" bills that are essentially extra taxes.

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