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Detroit To Cut 1,600 Water Department Jobs

Major changes coming to Detroit’s water department will reduce staff by 80 percent.

08/08/2012

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Hearing To Discuss Water Rate Increase Gets Low Turnout

A low turnout Tuesday night at a Detroit public hearing on a plan to increase water rates.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/24/2012

Louis Schimmel (WWJ Photo/Beth Fisher)

Pontiac Emergency Manager Plans Water System Spinoff

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/20/2012

(WWJ Photo, File)

Officials Investigate Strange Sewer Smell At DMC

Detroit fire crews were on the scene Tuesday afternoon of a hazardous materials situation at the city’s biggest medical complex.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/20/2012

Anthony Morrocco, Commissioner of Public Works for Macomb County, right. (WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting)

Lawsuit Targets Kilpatrick, Others Over Sewer Contract

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/19/2011

Detroit Launches Investigation Into Water Dept. Corruption

Council has approved a $250,000 contract to determine if Detroit will sue Kwame Kilpatrick.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/06/2011

Photo Credit:WWJ Newsradio 950-Beth Fisher

Opposition To Takeover Of Detroit Water And Pensions Continue

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/26/2011

Wayne Co. Board Says Hands Off Our Water System

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/03/2011

Mayor Dave Bing (WWJ Photo, File)

More Support For Keeping Control Of Water System In Detroit

Several Detroit politicians, clergy, and union representatives made a show of solidarity against any takeover of the Detroit Water & Sewerage Department.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/27/2011

Battle Continues Over Detroit Water

Oakland County is asking a federal judge to take away control of the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department away from the city of Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/26/2011

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