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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

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Website Allows Donors To Pay Delinquent Bills, Save Detroiters From Water Shutoffs

Detroit’s water bill problems have leaked online and now, strangers are lending a hand to save residents from shutoffs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/22/2014

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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

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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 Water Department: ‘Shutting Off Water Is Something We’ve Always Done’

If a resident owes more than $150 and is more than 60 days past due on their water bill, the water will be shut off.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/18/2014

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Majority Of Delinquent Detroit Water Customers In Culture Of: ‘You’re Not Making Me Pay,’ Says Deputy Director

Several people protested outside the Detroit Water department building Thursday, saying customers are having service cut off at an alarming rate and the practice is inhumane.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/26/2014

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

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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Crews Work To Repair Dozens Of Water Main Breaks, Leaks In Detroit

The Detroit Water Department is working to keep up with water main repairs amid this week’s frigid temperatures.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/07/2014

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Water Department Privatization, Massive Layoffs Debated

There was an overflowing crowd — and heated comments — at the Detroit City Council meeting Tuesday as members heard about massive cuts possible within the city’s Water and Sewerage Department.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/13/2012

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