SF: Customers to start paying monthly water bills in July


Starting in July, San Francisco customers will pay their water bills once a month instead of on the current bi-monthly schedule, a San Francisco Public Utilities Commission spokesman said.

Charges for water and sewer services will be switched to a monthly billing cycle to allow for easier budgeting and quicker leak detection, SFPUC spokesman Tyrone Jue said.

“By doing a monthly billing cycle (customers) will see if they have a leak a lot sooner,” Jue said. “Within a month you can see if there is a spike in your usage.”

The billing change was announced in the SFPUC’s newsletter this month. The announcement is going out in a paper mailing with bills and is being posted on electronic bills, he said.

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