Resident forced to pay $10k water bill

OGDEN, Utah (AP) - A Utah homeowner was billed for 1.4 million gallons of water for part of last winter, and even though Rick Baur disputes it, he paid the bill.
"I was blown away," said Baur, an Ogden resident who made good on the $9,700 bill in August after the city shut off his service for nonpayment. "It's enough to buy a used car."
That much water, the Standard-Examiner calculated,