by: Tony Thomas Updated:
ATLANTA - An Atlanta homeowner got quite the shock when she opened her mail earlier this week and found a bill for
$9,224.40 for apparent water usage in her northwest Atlanta three-bedroom cottage.
Blayne Beacham lives alone and said there is no way she has used that much water.
"If I was using that much water, we'd just be in a sinkhole," Beacham told Channel 2's Tony Thomas.
Beacham has been battling Atlanta Watershed for months over what she believes are
"I don't do any outside
Just two years
"It's more than all my other bills put together for three years," she said.
An Atlanta Watershed
Ward said the Department is trying to figure out what the problem is.
"Clearly not a leak, but her usage is very
The city has installed what's called a data logger on the meter to determine
For Beacham, she's not sure what to do next and is not trusting that the
"I think it's just buying them time so I will just give up or I will have to pay