Protests over water shut-offs in Detroit

Protests over water shut-offs in Detroit

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  • Detroit Water Bill CrisisMore>>

  • Website matches anonymous donors with those who can't pay water bill

    Website matches anonymous donors with those who can't pay water bill

    Monday, July 21 2014 8:40 PM EDT2014-07-22 00:40:27 GMT
    A group of anonymous donors have agreed to pay the delinquent water bills for those who can't afford them.
    A group of anonymous donors have agreed to pay the delinquent water bills for those who can't afford them.
  • Detroiter says she was turned away for water payment plan

    Detroiter says she was turned away for water payment plan

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:07 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:07:11 GMT
    The city of Detroit says it won't shut off water for those with unpaid bills for 15 days. The Water and Sewerage Department is giving customers more time to prove they cannot pay their bills and enroll in a payment plan. One woman says she tried to enroll in one but was turned away.
    The city of Detroit says it won't shut off water for those with unpaid bills for 15 days. The Water and Sewerage Department is giving customers more time to prove they cannot pay their bills and enroll in a payment plan. One woman says she tried to enroll in one but was turned away.
  • Detroit: No water shutoffs for next 15 days

    Detroit: No water shutoffs for next 15 days

    Monday, July 21 2014 5:31 PM EDT2014-07-21 21:31:15 GMT
    The city of Detroit says it won't shut off water to people with unpaid bills for the next 15 days, the latest response to a controversy that caused a large protest last week.
    The city of Detroit says it won't shut off water to people with unpaid bills for the next 15 days, the latest response to a controversy that caused a large protest last week.
DETROIT (WJBK) - Protests continue over water shut-offs in Detroit.  Several groups are appealing the United Nations to stop the city of Detroit from shutting off water to people who cannot afford to pay.

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