Detroit Water and Sewerage Department

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Oakland County Approves Joining Regional Water System

Oakland County is joining the new regional authority to take over operations of Detroit’s water system.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/09/2014

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Wayne County Vote Triggers Regional Water System

A new regional authority will now take over operations of Detroit’s water system with the approval of the Wayne County Commission.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/03/2014

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Detroit Officials To Testify In Water Dispute: We Can’t Give Away Free Water

Critics 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.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/23/2014

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Group Calls On Detroit To Permanently Extend Moratorium On Water Shutoffs

The city had given residents who were late on their water bills 15 days to pay up.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/26/2014

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Residents Line Up For ‘Detroit Water Fair’ To Make Arrangements Before Shutoffs Resume

Detroit gave its residents one last chance to make payment arrangements or access help before shut-offs resume next week.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/23/2014

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Detroit Mayor Promises Change As He Takes Control Of Water Department

Mayor Mike Duggan is getting more control over city operations — including the embattled water department.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/29/2014

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 950–07/21/2014

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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