A judge says a northwest Louisiana city has been overcharging residential water and sewer customers for years.
An attorney for Shreveport residents says in a news release that Caddo Parish Judge Michael Pitman ruled Monday without a full trial.
Attorney Anne Wilkes said in an interview that the Harper Law Firm estimates damages at $24 million to $25 million since 2007, but the judge will decide the amount later. She says about 60,000 customers are affected.
City spokesman Benjamin Riggs could not be immediately reached for comment.