Mayor Duggan’s top aide said daily shutoffs are down to 350 to 400 and roughly 30,000 people have enrolled in payment plans.
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.
A spokesman for Mayor Mike Duggan said a DTE Energy transformer went down, causing a problem at the water department.
A Michigan soldier who was charged $100 to have his water service turned back on after he failed to pay the bill on time because he was called to duty this year in Alaska will get reimbursed.