Detroit Water

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New Detroit Water Shut-Off Notices Going Out, Along With Aid

Shutoffs 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.

CBS Detroit–05/11/2015

A protest of Detroit water shutoffs on Friday, July 18, 2014. (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)

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.

CBS Detroit–11/18/2014

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UN Experts To Discuss Detroit Water Shutoffs

The water department says more than 27,000 shutoffs were made between Jan. 1 and Sept. 30.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/20/2014

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Judge Will Make Detroit Water Decision Monday

Mayor Duggan’s top aide said daily shutoffs are down to 350 to 400 and roughly 30,000 people have enrolled in payment plans.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/24/2014

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Detroit Stretches Freeze On Water Shut-offs

Mayor Mike Duggan says customers will have “one last opportunity” to come up with a payment plan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/04/2014

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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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/23/2014

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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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/17/2010