Mayor Cranley announces plan for Greater Cincinnati Water Works customers

Mayor Cranley announces plan for Greater Cincinnati Water Works customers
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CINCINNATI (FOX19) - Mayor John Cranley and city and community leaders announced a plan for regional Greater Cincinnati Water Works customers who are experiencing hardship due to COVID-19.

Cranley said he wants to forgive the overdue balance for residential customers that are demonstrating economic hardship.

He said there will be no shutoffs until May 1, 2021.

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Posted by FOX19 on Friday, October 16, 2020

According to Cranley, in July 2019 past due balances were at 3.8 million. In July 2020 that number jumped to 6.5 million.

The plan will be discussed in next week’s City Council meeting.

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