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Detroit unveils plan to help with controversial water shutoffs
Detroit unveils plan to help with controversial water shutoffs

Detroit’s mayor unveiled a 10-point plan Thursday that aims to allow the city to collect on overdue water bills while making it easier for customers to make payments, enter into payment arrangements and access financial assistance after months of controversial water shutoffs in the city. Mayor Mike Duggan and Sue McCormick, director of the water and sewage department, also announced that the city's moratorium announced on July 21 involving residential water shutoffs would be extended through Aug. 25. The moratorium was originally for 15 days. “This plan provides great resources for those Detroiters who need some guidance and support in paying their bills,”...

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