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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

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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

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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

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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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Detroit’s Debt Restructuring Plan ‘Complicated’

The plan has been touted as the blueprint for Detroit’s future and key in the city’s sojourn through the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/01/2014

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Detroit Moves Ahead With $683M Sludge Facility

Detroit is moving ahead with a $683 million contract to build a large facility designed to convert waste material into energy or fertilizer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/28/2013

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Judge Ends Court Oversight Of Detroit Water System

A judge has ended 35 years of federal court oversight of the historically distressed Detroit Water and Sewerage Department.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2013

Artist rendering of the proposed water tower in Commerce Township.

Commerce Township Residents Fight Construction Of ‘UFO’ Water Tower

It’s a new proposal to build what many are calling a “UFO” looking water tower in Commerce Township. But as WWJ’s Kathryn Larson learned, not every neighbor wants it in their backyard.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/11/2013

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Detroit Water Rate Increase Is Smallest In Decade

Department Director Sue McCormick told water commissioners Wednesday that city residents can expect to pay 4.4 percent more for water and 4.2 percent more for sewer service.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/24/2013

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Detroit To Take Over Highland Park Water Services

The already overburdened Detroit water system has a new client.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/03/2012

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