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Sen. Dodd’s legislation comes as the State Water Resources Control Board heard results of a survey that found water debt in California climbed to about $1 billion. The survey estimated 12% of California households are behind on their water bills with an average debt of $500 per household. Many of those people are on the brink of service disconnection. Senate Bill 222 would prevent shut-offs by establishing a water assistance fund for low-income rate payers experiencing economic hardship.