NEW VIDEO: Houston Mayor’s 2016 beef with KPRC 2′s Amy Davis
A tense moment between KPRC 2 Investigates’ Amy Davis and Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner over the city’s water billing and infrastructure problems has gone viral. We’ve gotten a lot of comments and questions about what Mayor Turner was referring to in his comments on Nov. 15.
Houston Public Works employee relieved of duty after KPRC 2 Investigates uncovers questionable water repair contracts
Following a report by KPRC 2 Investigates which uncovered millions of dollars in city contracts related to the water department linked to questionable companies, Houston Public Works has responded.
#RudeForHOU: Viewer support for KPRC 2′s Amy Davis after Houston mayor refuses to answer water billing questions
“You are very rude.” That is what the Mayor of Houston told Investigator Amy Davis when she tried to get him to answer questions about our ‘DRAINED’ Investigation into water bill issues. KPRC 2 viewers are reacting to how the Mayor handled the situation.
Millions of dollars in questionable Houston water department contracts uncovered by KPRC 2 Investigates
KPRC 2 Investigates uncovers millions of dollars in city contracts related to the water department linked to questionable companies. Your tax dollars ‘DRAINED’ while so many people are struggling with increasing water rates and sky-high bills.
How do you really know how much water you are using? We put water usage monitoring device to the test
When customers get bills showing two times, three times, up to ten times the amount of water they normally use they don’t trust the city or the meter. Investigative reporter Amy Davis shows one way to test the city’s reading.
A closer look at what happend after DRAINED customers takeover council meeting
On Tuesday, 27 people signed up to speak about their water bill problems after KPRC 2 Investigates asked the community to address the council after 18 months of reporting on unexplained water usage, meter readings, and billing problems. | clickhouston.com/drained
Houston leaders promise change, accountability after DRAINED customers takeover council meeting
On Tuesday, 27 people signed up to speak about their water bill problems after KPRC 2 Investigates asked the community to address the council after 18 months of reporting on unexplained water usage, meter readings, and billing problems.
KPRC 2 ‘DRAINED’ Investigation reveals troubling trend after people complain about getting high water bills
As KPRC 2 Investigates Houston water customers ‘DRAINED’ from dubious and sometimes inaccurate water bills we’ve noticed a troubling trend. Instead of getting to the bottom of what’s causing the irregular bills Investigator Amy Davis says the city is using money earmarked for low-income families to pay itself.
5 steps to take the minute you get a high water bill
Got a high water bill you don’t think you owe? You’re not alone. Since last November we have received calls and emails from more than 500 city of Houston water customers who are feeling ‘DRAINED’. Investigator Amy Davis has five things you should do in this order when you get a crazy high bill.
Homeowner stuck with $39K water bill for home damaged during Hurricane Harvey
A homeowner called KPRC 2 Investigator Amy Davis after dealing with a water bill issue for years. A meter issue left her with a huge bill that stood in the way of getting the federal Hurricane Harvey relief money she needed.
City fixes faulty water meter - still insists customer pay huge water bill
A Houston water customer called KPRC 2 Investigates when she said the city stuck her with a $2,400 water bill caused by its faulty equipment. It’s a six month ordeal that mentally ‘DRAINED’ this Kingwood homeowner. Investigator Amy Davis is getting answers and what you can do if something similar happens to you.
‘DRAINED’ Investigation: Why you might have low water pressure right now
Some water customers in the City of Houston say when they turn on their water, they get only a trickle. Low water pressure is ‘DRAINING’ many of you from downtown to Garden Oaks to southwest Houston. Investigator Amy Davis is getting answers about what the city is doing about it.
Family fights water bill for a home that was demolished 20+ years ago
Imagine getting a water bill for a home that hasn’t existed in more than 20 years. That’s what happened to one family in Shady Acres. They reached out to KPRC 2 Investigates feeling ‘DRAINED’ after trying to resolve a growing bill with the Houston water department for a year!
Volunteer team repairing Korean War Veteran’s home needs your help
What started as an investigation into a $4,000+ water bill draining an elderly Navy veteran has turned into a touching story of Houstonians stepping up to help the hero make his aging house a home again. When members of The Restoration Team saw investigator Amy Davis’ Facebook post about 92-year-old Jessie Lara’s dilemma, they emailed to ask if they could help. They have been working for weeks in the sweltering heat for a man they didn’t even know.
Ask Amy show notes: Water rate bill hikes explained
Water rate hikes and your bill. In our ongoing 'DRAINED' KPRC 2 Investigation we look to answer your questions about water bills in the city of Houston. Author, lawyer and businessman Bill King joins Amy Davis to explain how water rate increases impact your bills.