Water Department

Lawsuit: Utility Worker Offered Discounted Water Rates In Exchange For SexThe woman, who isn't identified in the lawsuit, says the man sexually harassed, stalked and intimidated her.
Detroit, Suburbs Reach Deal To Create Regional Water AuthorityDetroit and Oakland, Macomb and Wayne counties have reached an agreement to create the Great Lakes Water Authority to manage water and sewer operations
Finger-Pointing Begins As Cause For Flooding Is ExaminedWater department officials say the system worked exactly as it was designed to - the day of torrential rains - which they say just overwhelmed the system.
Royal Oak Police Warn Residents Of Scammers Posing As Water Department Workers Police in Royal Oak are looking for at least two men posing as water department workers.
L. Brooks Patterson Criticizes Detroit Water Deal In Annual AddressHe 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.
Detroit's Water Drains Away From Ravaged PipesSometimes, the water can run for years at vacant buildings targeted by metal scavengers, who rip out the pipes.
Copper Thieves Target Shuttered Highland Park Water PlantAn 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.
Thieves Pose As Water Workers In Bloomfield Twp.Bloomfield Township police are warning residents about a door-to-door scam.
Detroit To Take Over Highland Park Water ServicesThe already overburdened Detroit water system has a new client.
Water Department Workers Strike In Del RayMembers of the department's largest union are striking in protest of a proposal to cut 80 percent of the department's workers.
Water Commissioners Approve Cutting 81 Percent Of Workers, $48M Consultant ContractAFSME Local 25 President Catherine Philips says the union is currently in negotiations with the water department.
Detroit To Cut 1,600 Water Department JobsMajor changes coming to Detroit's water department will reduce staff by 80 percent.