Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Complaints against Unitywater Are Mounting, with Some Customers Demanding to Know Why They Are Being Hit with Incredible Charges

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Complaints against Unitywater Are Mounting, with Some Customers Demanding to Know Why They Are Being Hit with Incredible Charges

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Some leak!

WELL, it took Unitywater over four hours to get back to me and the girl simply told me I must have a leak to be using 1750 litres daily from the same period (last period was 319 litres) and put the problem back to me. So I must have a leak of 1431 litres per day. And with such an amount, surely I must see a pool of water, unless the leak is draining into the centre of the earth. Funny thing is that my metre is not going around at all.

soothsayer from Kawana Waters

Read your own meter

THE only way to beat Unitywater is not to pay the bill. If everyone on the Coast did this, they may come to their senses and do the job properly. Everyone should keep an eye on the reading of the meter themselves to make sure they are not caught out next time.

mmg_art from Wurtulla

Over the edge

THE water use on my tenant's house in Maleny went up an astronomical 17.5 times from an average of 188 litres to 3496 litres per day. With a leak like that my house should be built atop a waterfall. …

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