Detroit residents are urging the City Council to stand firm over efforts to turn control over the troubled water system over to outsiders.
The City of Westland is hosting a second rain barrel truckload sale due to the overwhelming response during their initial sale.
Officials are looking for ways to fund a drinking water monitoring system that serves millions of people in a number of southeastern Michigan counties, and a lack of money could shut it down by year’s end.
Some Detroit residents who live near a sinkhole that opened up this week outside their home have a new problem — no water service.
Water and oil may not mix, but, like two boxers nearing the end of the final round, they can get awfully tangled up. Now, Michigan Technological University scientists Yoke Khin Yap and Jaroslaw Drelich have created a filter that separates the two substances as quickly and cleanly as a ref breaking up a clinch.
The Detroit City Council voted, Tuesday, to raise water rates for Detroit and its suburban customers.
An 11-foot long cross will be submerged about 21-feet into Little Traverse Bay Saturday, all in commemoration of those who died in water-related accidents.
Cynthia Koenig knows that by reinventing the wheel she could change the world. In a few months, she hopes to make a difference in India. Koenig, a graduate student at the University of Michigan, created the WaterWheel, a 20-gallon rolling water barrel and Wello, the business that distributes it in developing countries, where clean water is scarce.
A federal judge is meeting with a number of county and city leaders connected to the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department.
Highland Park Mayor Hubert Yopp met Monday with department heads to talk about the city’s water crisis — and to explore possible remedies.