We have a consumer alert tonight, involving a water filter scam.
"They're asking customers to schedule a water test. So they get a customer to sign a piece of paper and then one of these filtration companies will call the customer back later on and set up an appointment."
Investigators say the door-to-door approach is just a new way to get around the National Do Not Call List.
"This is just one of several
"With any person that comes door to door, you should always ask to see some kind of id. Whether it be a city employee or a private consulting firm. That's really a must. Also, if you sign a piece of paper, you should always get a copy of it you should always know what you are signing, before you sign it."
"Don't sit there and trust them, they might be telling you the truth, but I highly doubt it. I wouldn't sit there and listen to everything they have to say. Basically go, okay. Not interested. Turn around and shut the door."
Water managers say if you have any questions about your water, don't wait for someone to knock on your door, simply call your water providers. In
Water managers say there have not been any changes in water quality and that tap water remains safe to use.
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