Concord mother faces eviction as water bill skyrockets

A single mother in Concord says her water bill has skyrocketed to hundreds of dollars the last few months.

Najaira Padilla moved to the home seven months ago but now, she regrets relocating.

“It’s been very stressful. Because I am a single mother. I have four kids,” she said.

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She says she told the landlord about a leak and has been dealing with expensive water bills.

“When I moved in here, my first water bill was $600,” Padilla said. “How can I use this much water?”

This month, she’s prioritizing the water bill over her rent.

>> In the video at the top of the page, Channel 9’s Almiya White found out she’s now facing eviction.

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