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Computer Glitch Causes Temporary Stop In Detroit Water Shutoffs

Spokesperson, Curtrese Garner said that the glitch will not allow the department to access a delinquent customer’s account to apply a payment.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/19/2014

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Detroit Water Shutoffs To Continue Through Winter

Cold weather will slow water service shutoffs in Detroit, but not halt a nearly yearlong push to collect on accounts 60 days or $150 or more past due.

CBS Detroit–11/16/2014

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Duggan, Administration ‘Disappointed’ With UN’s Stance On Water Shutoffs

Chief of Staff Alexis Wiley said UN representatives weren’t interested in the “numbers” — including the 33,000 customers who have signed up for payment plan assistance — when they met with Mayor Mike Duggan.

10/20/2014

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Judge Will Make Detroit Water Decision Monday

Mayor Duggan’s top aide said daily shutoffs are down to 350 to 400 and roughly 30,000 people have enrolled in payment plans.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/24/2014

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Detroit Officials To Testify In Water Dispute: We Can’t Give Away Free Water

Critics of the shutoffs say public health and children’s welfare are at risk in homes without water, arguing that “every resident has the inherent right to free water.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/23/2014

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Group Calls On Detroit To Permanently Extend Moratorium On Water Shutoffs

The city had given residents who were late on their water bills 15 days to pay up.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/26/2014

DETROIT, MI - JULY 18 : Demonstrators protest against the Detroit Water and Sewer Department July 18, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Detroit Water and Sewer Department have disconnected water to thousands of Detroit residents who are delinquent with their bills.  (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Detroit Water Service Shutoff Moratorium Ending For Most On Tuesday

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.

CBS Detroit–08/25/2014

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Residents Line Up For ‘Detroit Water Fair’ To Make Arrangements Before Shutoffs Resume

Detroit gave its residents one last chance to make payment arrangements or access help before shut-offs resume next week.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/23/2014

PETA has joined the water shutoff protest in Detroit. (WWJ/Jon Hewett)

Go Vegan, Get Your Water Bill Paid? PETA Joins The Chorus Of Protests Against Water Shutoffs In Detroit

The animal rights group PETA has joined the chorus of voices in protest of the shutoffs to Detroit residents behind in their water bills.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2014

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Canada To The Rescue? Will Imported Water Embarrass City Of Detroit Into Stopping Shutoffs?

A spokesperson for the group says at least a dozen vehicles will bring fifty, five- gallon jugs of water.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/23/2014

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