He may not be a “Detroit basher,” but Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson thinks “no deal is better than a bad deal” when it comes to doing business with the Motor City.
Sometimes, the water can run for years at vacant buildings targeted by metal scavengers, who rip out the pipes.
An empty police cruiser used as a decoy and security cameras monitored by the police department failed to help protect Highland Park’s shuttered water plant from ruthless copper thieves.
Bloomfield Township police are warning residents about a door-to-door scam.
The already overburdened Detroit water system has a new client.
Members of the department’s largest union are striking in protest of a proposal to cut 80 percent of the department’s workers.
AFSME Local 25 President Catherine Philips says the union is currently in negotiations with the water department.
Major changes coming to Detroit’s water department will reduce staff by 80 percent.
A low turnout Tuesday night at a Detroit public hearing on a plan to increase water rates.
Pontiac emergency manager Louis Schimmel said Oakland County has agreed to issue $55 million in bonds for the municipal water and wastewater treatment systems, helping the city get out of debt.