MVLS Advocates for Water Affordability

On October 31, Ellyn Riedl, MVLS Staff Attorney, spoke at a press conference led by Senator Ben Cardin, who announced the launch of a new pilot program to assist low-income families with affording their rising water bills. This legislation was introduced earlier this month and, if passed, would establish federal funding to create water affordability programs nationwide.  Ellyn had the opportunity to share just some of our clients’ experiences with high water bills and how these bills have negatively impacted their lives from all different angles. To hear more firsthand, click the video below: