Detroit Shuts Off Water As it Tries To Collect Millions In Overdue Bills

NPR | July 10, 2014 2:01 a.m.

In Detroit, controversy is raging over one of the few things the bankrupt city has in abundance: water. So far this year, Detroit has shut off for 17,000 customers as it tries to collect millions in overdue bills. Many residents are upset with how the city is going about it, and question whether some are getting special treatment.

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