Flint Vows To Appeal After Judge Cuts Water Rates, Stops Shut-OffsA judge ordered Flint to reduce water rates by 35 percent and stop cutting off service to people with unpaid bills.
THAW Gets $1 Million To Help Detroit Residents Pay Water BillsThe Heat and Warmth Fund announced Sunday that Manhattan-based Miller Buckfire & Co. made the largest gift the nonprofit group ever received from anyone other than a utility company.
Detroit Water Shutoffs To Resume By Next Week After 20,000 Notices Go OutThe city began hanging notices on the doors of delinquent water customers earlier this month, giving them ten days to work out a payment plan.
Detroit Water Department Expands Aid For Residents With Overdue Bills Ahead Of ShutoffsA new round of water shutoffs is scheduled to start May 1 and affect up to 28,000 customers.
800 A Day: Detroit Water Department Prepares To Issue Shutoff WarningsThe city is ready to issue hundreds of water shutoff notices a day, but officials say it's still "not as bad as it was last year."
Detroit Water Department To Target Commercial Accounts; Shutoffs LoomingThe Detroit Water and Sewerage Department has set its sights on businesses with overdue bills.
Computer Glitch Causes Temporary Stop In Detroit Water ShutoffsSpokesperson, Curtrese Garner said that the glitch will not allow the department to access a delinquent customer's account to apply a payment.
Detroit Water Shutoffs To Continue Through WinterCold 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.
Duggan, Administration 'Disappointed' With UN's Stance On Water ShutoffsChief 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.
Judge Will Make Detroit Water Decision MondayMayor Duggan's top aide said daily shutoffs are down to 350 to 400 and roughly 30,000 people have enrolled in payment plans.
Detroit Officials To Testify In Water Dispute: We Can't Give Away Free WaterCritics 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."
Group Calls On Detroit To Permanently Extend Moratorium On Water ShutoffsThe city had given residents who were late on their water bills 15 days to pay up.