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Customers charged an extra fee for high water use will see a credit on their August bills.
A lot of people complained, and now everyone is getting a break.
The Albuquerque City Council has voted to quit charging an additional water-use fee for all residential customers this summer, meaning anyone who paid the excess-use surcharge that came into effect May 1 will get a credit on their August water bill, the council said.
Councilors approved the bill on a 5-2 vote, temporarily suspending the unpopular extra fees for high water use. City billing for water consumption will revert to …