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.
Detroit fire crews were on the scene Tuesday afternoon of a hazardous materials situation at the city’s biggest medical complex.
A federal indictment against former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick led Macomb County officials to take another look at what they were billed for in the repair of a 15 Mile Road Sewer six years ago.
Council has approved a $250,000 contract to determine if Detroit will sue Kwame Kilpatrick.
A few hundred people rallied at Triumph Church in Detroit today voicing their opposition to an attempted takeover of Detroit’s water and pension boards.
Wayne County Board of Commissioners Thursday voted in favor of a resolution that opposes state legislative attempts to take control of the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department.
Several Detroit politicians, clergy, and union representatives made a show of solidarity against any takeover of the Detroit Water & Sewerage Department.