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Judge Won’t Stop Water Shutoffs In Detroit

Disappointing news for Detroit residents who were hoping for a moratorium on unpaid water bills …

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/29/2014

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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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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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Fund To Help Struggling Detroit Water Customers, Flood Cleanup

The money will be administered through the United Way for Southeastern Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/22/2014

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Automakers, United Way Give $200,000 To Help Detroiters With Water Bills

Officials gathered at the United Way 211 Call Center to announce $200,000 in contributions to the Detroit Water Fund on Monday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/18/2014

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Mayor Announces Plan To Help Residents Stay Current On Their Water Bills

Detroit’s mayor announced Thursday the bankrupt city will offer affordable, consistent payment plans and financial assistance to many delinquent customers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/07/2014

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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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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

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UN Criticizes Detroit Over Water Service Shutoffs

U.N. experts say disconnections due to non-payment are only permissible if it can be shown that the resident is able to pay but isn’t…

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/25/2014

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Nearly Half Of Detroit Water Customers Can’t Pay Their Bill

Could the United Nations soon help the Detroit Water and Sewer Department provide the service to struggling customers?

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/23/2014

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