Broken Thermometer Creates HazMat Situation At Detroit Water And Sewerage Treatment PlantA thermometer either fell onto the floor or was dropped, causing mercury to spill at a treatment plant on Eight Mile near Van Dyke.
New Detroit Water Shut-Off Notices Going Out, Along With AidShutoffs last year prompted protests and drew the attention of the United Nations, but efforts are taking place this year to get residents on payment plans.
Detroit's Water Shutoffs Take Center Stage In Comedic 'Water Hoarding' Report"... These protesters, they don't really care what happens to this city next," Detroit News columnist Nolan Finley says in the video.
UN Experts To Discuss Detroit Water ShutoffsThe water department says more than 27,000 shutoffs were made between Jan. 1 and Sept. 30.
Judge Will Make Detroit Water Decision MondayMayor Duggan's top aide said daily shutoffs are down to 350 to 400 and roughly 30,000 people have enrolled in payment plans.
Detroit Stretches Freeze On Water Shut-offsMayor Mike Duggan says customers will have "one last opportunity" to come up with a payment plan.
Canada To The Rescue? Will Imported Water Embarrass City Of Detroit Into Stopping Shutoffs?A spokesperson for the group says at least a dozen vehicles will bring fifty, five- gallon jugs of water.
Suburbs Consider Oversight For Water Dept.Federal indictments of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick and the former chief of the Water Department, have left the door open for Oakland County Exective L. Brooks Patterson, to seek suburban oversight of the Water Department.