Detroit plans mass water shutoffs ove...

Detroit plans mass water shutoffs over $260M in delinquent bills

There are 2 comments on the The Detroit News story from Mar 21, 2014, titled Detroit plans mass water shutoffs over $260M in delinquent bills. In it, The Detroit News reports that:

With more than half of the city's customers behind on payments, the department is gearing up for an aggressive campaign to shut off service to 1,500-3,000 delinquent accounts weekly, said Darryl Latimer, the department's deputy director.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at The Detroit News.

reality is a crutch

Nashua, NH

#1 Mar 22, 2014
can't even manage a city water system how they going to rebuild a city?

sound like its time to move to Chicago to catch the next big bankruptcy case.

Moron unions will be whining about unfunded pension promises made under threat of strike or work stoppage
Wonderer

Columbia, SC

#2 Mar 22, 2014
How many of those shutoffs will work?
Why did they wait this long?
How many lawsuits will be generated from turning off the wrong address?
Are city workers fair game when shutting down people?

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Weather Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News Michelle Grossman - About NBC 10 News Story - W... (Mar '08) 6 hr Mark wirsner 918
News New dams coming to California? A dozen projects... Wed Solarman 1
News Spring rain caused severe sewage overflows in L... Tue InquiringMind 2
News Get furnace checked or face a fine (Nov '14) Aug 14 weaponX 150
News Recycled wastewater to give Los Angeles County ... (Nov '15) Aug 14 Solarman 13
News About those climate denials: You're wrong Aug 13 Patriot AKA Bozo 1
News Farmers turn to specialized forecasting in face... Aug 12 invasive species 1
More from around the web