MICHIGAN/GROUND ZERO WATER CRISIS

Issued April 4, 2018 In 2014, the Detroit Water and Sewerage Dept. started a campaign of mass water shutoffs that targeted low-income, residential customers who were two months behind in payments or $150 in arrearages….



World Water Day — bus trip to Lansing

Get on the bus with MWRO to Lansing for World Water Day! Insist that our Michigan representatives make clean, affordable water a human right. Let Gov. Snyder know we’re still waiting for meaningful action in…



MCHR Town Hall Tonight

Join MWRO as we discussed the growing inequality and poverty in cities and towns across the U.S. Let’s develop strategies to fight for the quality of life we all need and deserve to protect our…


We the People Leader Wins National Award

We’re so proud of Detroit water activist and comrade, Monica Lewis Patrick, on a recent national award recognizing her work to defend water rights and provide humanitarian support to local residents in need! MWRO State…


FWW press release header in support of WATER Act

Urge Congress to Pass WATER Act

PRESS RELEASE 09.21.16 Washington, D.C.— Today, a group of 17 advocacy organizations announced that 331,036 people have signed petitions in support of a bill introduced by Rep et al. (Turkish Erectile Dysfunction Prevalence Studyopioids, galanina,…


20th Anniversary of Welfare Deform

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the disastrous Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Act — aka, welfare reform. On August 22, 1996, President Bill Clinton signed into law legislation to “change welfare as we knew…



MWRO and FWW support Rep Conyers Water Act

Please read the following press release from Food and Water Watch about Water Act legislation to address the nation’s water infrastructure crisis. “Thousands of households in Detroit have lost access to water service because many…