Investigating water theft

Karina Rosales enters paperwork into the computer while working as a customer service representative for the Galveston Water Department at City Hall on Friday, Feb. 7, 2020.


Councilman Chad Tressler was backing his car into his driveway one day after work when he noticed gray debris scattered across his lawn, he said.

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Matt deGrood worked at The Daily News as a reporter from Sept. 2016 to March 2020.

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James Lippert

Water theft is indeed a concern to many water districts.

In the San Leon MUD water district almost almost HALF of the water purchased monthly from GCWA goes unaccounted for via customer water meters. Lots of questions to be answered in this regard.

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