Detroit Water Campaign

Did you hear the news? Last week, we declared a victory in the Detroit water crisis. Together, we took a huge step to prevent privatization and corporate destruction. Together, over 20,000 of us spoke out and together we've kept water a public trust and shown Detroit that environmentalists have their back! But the fight is still not over. Water shutoffs by […]

On July 29, Kevyn Orr, the city’s unelected emergency manager,returned control over the Detroit Water and Sewage Department to the mayor and city council. This means that the Water Board is in the hands of the public again and elected officials again, not an appointed manager. Our Accomplishments Our round-the-clock efforts, generated over 20,000 emails and signatures to Governor Snyder to ensure […]