Detroit Water and Sewerage Department
The city had given residents who were late on their water bills 15 days to pay up.
Detroit gave its residents one last chance to make payment arrangements or access help before shut-offs resume next week.
Mayor Mike Duggan is getting more control over city operations — including the embattled water department.
The issue gained wide attention when activists appealed to the United Nations for assistance.
“The folks who are being cut off are almost one hundred percent African American.”
The following information was provided to the media by the city of Detroit regarding water service shutoffs.
“The people will pay their bill when they’re forced to pay their bill.”
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.
Grosse Pointe Park has come up with a plan that could make it the next Michigan community to stop buying water from Detroit.
A bankruptcy court filing from the city says negotiations have run their course.