Detroit Water Officials Offer Assistance As Thousands More Shutoffs LoomDetroit regional water officials say they are working with customers with past-due bills.
Detroit Residents Hit Hard With Water Shutoffs While Taps Ran At Businesses That OweBusinesses and government-owned properties owe $41 million compared with $26 million for homes, but only 680 were shut off in 2015.
Detroit Water Assistance Program Enrollment To StartQualified participants are eligible to receive payment assistance up to $1,000 per household per year, to help with past bills and water saving kits.
New Program To Assist Low-Income Water Customers Launches In MarchStarting next month, low-income water customers in the tri-county area can get new assistance in paying their past due bills in what officials say is a "game changer" for the region.
Debt-Forgiveness Likely Not Included In Plan To Address Detroit Water Shutoffs"No matter what rate design we implement, someone is going to get hurt."
Thousands Past Due: Detroiters Slapped With Shutoff Notices Line Up To Pay Water BillsThe queue stretched out the door when the office opened Tuesday. "Water's a necessity..."
Detroiters Have 'No Right To Water': Appeal Pursued In Long-Running Dispute Over Water ShutoffsDuring Detroit's bankruptcy last year, Judge Steven Rhodes said there was no right to water.
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.

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