L. Brooks Patterson Criticizes Detroit Water Deal In Annual AddressHe may not be a "Detroit basher," but Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson thinks "no deal is better than a bad deal" when it comes to doing business with the Motor City.
Detroit's Water Drains Away From Ravaged PipesSometimes, the water can run for years at vacant buildings targeted by metal scavengers, who rip out the pipes.
Copper Thieves Target Shuttered Highland Park Water PlantAn empty police cruiser used as a decoy and security cameras monitored by the police department failed to help protect Highland Park's shuttered water plant from ruthless copper thieves.
Thieves Pose As Water Workers In Bloomfield Twp.Bloomfield Township police are warning residents about a door-to-door scam.
Detroit To Take Over Highland Park Water ServicesThe already overburdened Detroit water system has a new client.
Water Department Workers Strike In Del RayMembers of the department's largest union are striking in protest of a proposal to cut 80 percent of the department's workers.
Water Commissioners Approve Cutting 81 Percent Of Workers, $48M Consultant ContractAFSME Local 25 President Catherine Philips says the union is currently in negotiations with the water department.
Detroit To Cut 1,600 Water Department JobsMajor changes coming to Detroit's water department will reduce staff by 80 percent.
Hearing To Discuss Water Rate Increase Gets Low Turnout A low turnout Tuesday night at a Detroit public hearing on a plan to increase water rates.
Pontiac Emergency Manager Plans Water System SpinoffPontiac emergency manager Louis Schimmel said Oakland County has agreed to issue $55 million in bonds for the municipal water and wastewater treatment systems, helping the city get out of debt.
Officials Investigate Strange Sewer Smell At DMCDetroit fire crews were on the scene Tuesday afternoon of a hazardous materials situation at the city's biggest medical complex.