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Water bills bleeding them dry

We’ve talked a lot about areas without water and the problems that arise, but here’s a look at another side of it.

New York City gets more than 50 inches of rain and snow a year, but the cost of its water has almost tripled over the past 15 years.

Reporters Kat Aaron and Matthew Schuerman of public radio station WNYC explain why and take a look at how these soaring rates are affecting low-income New Yorkers.

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