The city had given residents who were late on their water bills 15 days to pay up.
The Detroit Water and Sewerage Department is expected to send crews out Tuesday to turn off service to customers who owe money and haven’t made a payment arrangement.
Detroit gave its residents one last chance to make payment arrangements or access help before shut-offs resume next week.
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The animal rights group PETA has joined the chorus of voices in protest of the shutoffs to Detroit residents behind in their water bills.
A spokesperson for the group says at least a dozen vehicles will bring fifty, five- gallon jugs of water.
Detroit’s water bill problems have leaked online and now, strangers are lending a hand to save residents from shutoffs.
The issue gained wide attention when activists appealed to the United Nations for assistance.
“The folks who are being cut off are almost one hundred percent African American.”
The following information was provided to the media by the city of Detroit regarding water service shutoffs.
If a resident owes more than $150 and is more than 60 days past due on their water bill, the water will be shut off.