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Detroit Water and Sewerage Department

A protest of Detroit water shutoffs on Friday, July 18, 2014. (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)

Detroit: No More Water Shutoffs For Next 15 Days

The issue gained wide attention when activists appealed to the United Nations for assistance.

WWJ Newsradio 950–23 hours ago

Actor Mark Ruffalo appears in a crowd at a protest of water shutoffs in Detroit on July 18, 2014. (credit: Sandra McNeil/WWJ)

NAACP Legal Defense Fund: Detroit Water Service Shutoffs Are Discriminatory

“The folks who are being cut off are almost one hundred percent African American.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/21/2014

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Detroit Water Department Information For Customers

The following information was provided to the media by the city of Detroit regarding water service shutoffs.

CBS Detroit–07/18/2014

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Detroit Targets Businesses With Overdue Water Bills

“The people will pay their bill when they’re forced to pay their bill.”

07/09/2014

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Conyers Appeals To Obama Over Detroit Water Shutoffs

Longtime Detroit Congressman John Conyers has sent letters to President Barack Obama and other officials requesting immediate action and relief regarding water shutoffs in the bankrupt city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/28/2014

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Grosse Pointe Park Could Stop Using Detroit Water

Grosse Pointe Park has come up with a plan that could make it the next Michigan community to stop buying water from Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/24/2014

Talks To Create Detroit Regional Water Authority Stalled Indefinitely

A bankruptcy court filing from the city says negotiations have run their course.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/14/2014

Detroit Plans Thousands Of Water Shutoffs Over Delinquent Bills

The city is preparing a campaign to shut off service to 1,500 to 3,000 customers a week who are delinquent on bills.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/21/2014

Detroit Emergency Manager Looking To Privatize The City’s Water Department

Kevyn Orr says he’s looking for buyers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/13/2014

L. Brooks Patterson. (credit: CBS 62)

L. Brooks Patterson Criticizes Detroit Water Deal In Annual Address

He may not be a “Detroit basher,” but Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson thinks “no deal is better than a bad deal” when it comes to doing business with the Motor City.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/13/2014

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