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.
Good news for the residents of Saint Clair Shores. The boil water alert that was issued Friday is now lifted.
Water pressure is fluctuating in St. Clair Shores and as a result residents are being told to boil water before drinking it.
The price of water and sewer service could be the same in 2011 for Warren residents.