Detroit Launches $15 Million Program Addressing Basement Backups In Flood Prone NeighborhoodsThe city of Detroit is launching a $15 million program to reduce basement backups and protect residents' property during rainstorms.
Bitter Cold Weather Leads To 150 Frozen Water Mains In DetroitCrews with the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department were working Wednesday to repair 75 active water main breaks, about half the number reported since the beginning of the year.
Water Main Break Causes Sinkhole In Detroit, Leaves Several Residents Without WaterThe 12-inch water main break was located off East Jefferson Avenue near Cadillac Avenue. The Detroit Water and Sewerage Department had crews on site about 6 a.m. Thursday.
Detroit's Water Department Facing Lawsuit From Mayoral Candidate Anthony AdamsDetroit Mayoral candidate Anthony Adams wants control of the city's water and sewerage department turned over from the Great Lakes Water Authority back to the city.
City Of Detroit Reminds Residents To Be Aware Of ScammersThe city of Detroit has received reports of individuals trying to take advantage of Detroiters as they deal with flood damage.
Water Main Break Temporarily Shuts Off Water DowntownThe Detroit Water and Sewerage Department shut-off valves for a large part of downtown Detroit where some businesses and residents either experienced no water at all or low water pressure.
Detroit Water And Sewerage Reports Total Water Sampling Remains Under Action LevelDWSD’s water quality continues to meet the requirements of Michigan’s revised Lead and Copper Rule, the most stringent in the nation.
Sites Of Demolished Detroit Homes Used To Soak Up Stormwater [VIDEO]Each garden is expected to reduce stormwater volume by about 300,000 gallons a year and should alleviate street flooding during big storms.
Detroit Water Officials Offer Assistance As Thousands More Shutoffs LoomDetroit regional water officials say they are working with customers with past-due bills.
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.
Water Authority OKs Low-Income Customers Assistance ProgramA regional board has approved terms of a program that will cover a third of the average monthly bill for low-income customers of Detroit's water system.
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.
Downtown Detroit Water Department Building Forced To Close Over Water Main BreaksA Detroit Water and Sewerage Department building is closing for a day because of two water main breaks.
It's Official: New Regional Authority To Operate Detroit's Troubled Water SystemIt's a historic deal that will affect millions of water users in southeast Michigan.