Can the water company shut off my water if I have a infant in the household?

I just paid the bill.

Asked on December 7, 2015 under Business Law, Pennsylvania


SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

If you are behind on your bill, then yes, they can shut off your water. Having an infant in the household does not give someone the right to not pay water, or for that matter, heat, electricity, rent, the mortgage, etc. Any service you don't pay can be cut off, and you  could also be evicted if you fall behing on the rent, regardless of who is in your household.

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