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San Juan Capistrano residents challenge city's water pricing system

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"Coffee chat" is a tradition in the south Orange County city of San Juan Capistrano. City Councilman Larry Kramer participates, but says he can't talk about tiered pricing of water rates because of ongoing litigation. KPCC/Molly Peterson

On Wednesday, we told you how some local water agencies have tweaked the rates they charge to encourage customers to save water. But KPCC's Molly Peterson says not every customer is happy about it.

If one group wins its rate battle in court, San Juan Capistrano may have to refund as much as $10 million. 

Read her story here. 

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