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Highland Park Residents Upset Over Proposal Which Could Add Thousands To Water Bills

A heated meeting in Highland Park city council chambers Thursday evening centering around water bills.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/16/2015

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Flint Wants To Reconnect To Detroit Water Supply

Residents have complained about water quality since the city switched to using the Flint River last April.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/24/2015

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800 A Day: Detroit Water Department Prepares To Issue Shutoff Warnings

The 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.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/20/2015

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Detroit Water Department To Target Commercial Accounts; Shutoffs Looming

The Detroit Water and Sewerage Department has set its sights on businesses with overdue bills.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/17/2015

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Detroit Utility Board OKs Water, Sewer Service Rate Hikes

The rate hike doesn’t just affect customers in Detroit — suburban residents will see rate increases, too.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/12/2015

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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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