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Even though we were paid in full and had never been late with a payment. Our water was turned off and the meter pulled. We had been told that piping from the meter to our house was ours, so we connected a additional pipe to our water pipe to run to a friends house.

Lawyer's Assistant: What state are you in? And is a local attorney or other consumer protection advocate helping with this?

We live in Texas and no we do not have a anyone working on this.

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you contacted the manufacturer?

No, a note was left on our meter box.

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

Both the neighbor and I are disabled.

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Consumer Protection Law
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Who pulled the meter? Why did they pull it?

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