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Troubled Central Basin Water District settles overbilling lawsuit
Troubled Central Basin Water District settles overbilling lawsuit

The Central Basin Municipal Water District, which became tangled in a federal corruption probe of a state senator, has settled a lawsuit against a firm it accused of overbilling. The settlement was unanimously approved by Central Basin's board of directors on May 22, according to Donald Bradley, an attorney for the firm, Pacifica Services Inc. He said the settlement will probably be filed this week at Los Angeles County Superior Court. According to the settlement agreement, the public water agency plans to pay Pacifica $875,000 for unpaid invoices, attorney’s fees and other litigation costs. Pacifica Services had provided consulting, engineering and other management...

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