Detroit Water and Sewerage Department

Downtown Detroit Water Department Building Forced To Close Over Water Main BreaksA Detroit Water and Sewerage Department building is closing for a day because of two water main breaks.
It's Official: New Regional Authority To Operate Detroit's Troubled Water SystemIt's a historic deal that will affect millions of water users in southeast Michigan.
Detroit Water Department Expands Aid For Residents With Overdue Bills Ahead Of ShutoffsA new round of water shutoffs is scheduled to start May 1 and affect up to 28,000 customers.
Highland Park Residents Upset Over Proposal Which Could Add Thousands To Water BillsA heated meeting in Highland Park city council chambers Thursday evening centering around water bills.
Flint Wants To Reconnect To Detroit Water SupplyResidents have complained about water quality since the city switched to using the Flint River last April.
800 A Day: Detroit Water Department Prepares To Issue Shutoff WarningsThe city is ready to issue hundreds of water shutoff notices a day, but officials say it's still "not as bad as it was last year."
Detroit Water Department To Target Commercial Accounts; Shutoffs LoomingThe Detroit Water and Sewerage Department has set its sights on businesses with overdue bills.
Detroit Utility Board OKs Water, Sewer Service Rate HikesThe rate hike doesn't just affect customers in Detroit -- suburban residents will see rate increases, too.
Oakland County Approves Joining Regional Water SystemOakland County is joining the new regional authority to take over operations of Detroit's water system.
Wayne County Vote Triggers Regional Water SystemA new regional authority will now take over operations of Detroit's water system with the approval of the Wayne County Commission.
Detroit Officials To Testify In Water Dispute: We Can't Give Away Free WaterCritics of the shutoffs say public health and children's welfare are at risk in homes without water, arguing that "every resident has the inherent right to free water."
Group Calls On Detroit To Permanently Extend Moratorium On Water ShutoffsThe city had given residents who were late on their water bills 15 days to pay up.