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.
Mayor Hubert Yopp wants the Highland Park school system to cancel classes Monday because of the lingering effects of a water system failure that led to fears of contamination.
Highland Park residents are being urged to boil their water after a water main break Friday
Cleanup efforts continue at Michigan Stadium today after a burst water pipe last week.
Water leaked onto the stadium’s east concourse for as much as 30 minutes Thursday evening before officials were alerted to the problem.