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Detroit Water and Sewerage Department

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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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Conyers Appeals To Obama Over Detroit Water Shutoffs

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/28/2014

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Grosse Pointe Park Could Stop Using Detroit Water

Grosse Pointe Park has come up with a plan that could make it the next Michigan community to stop buying water from Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/24/2014

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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