PWBC monthly meeting IN-PERSON Tuesday, Sep 12 in Ferndale at 5:30pm

Hello, PWBC! I hope your summer has been good  Tomorrow, we will be in-person for the monthly meeting. Rabbi Alana with Detroit Jews for Justice has arranged space for us at First United Methodist Church in Ferndale, 22331 Woodward Ave., between 8 Mile and 9 Mile, near Leroy St. (see map below). The meeting will be from 5:30-7pm Dinner […]

DWSD’s Lifeline Plan for Water Affordability Misses the Mark

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENews from the People’s Water Board Coalition June 28, 2022 Contact: Lynna Kaucheck, DWSD’s Lifeline Plan for Water Affordability Misses the MarkPlan fails to address Detroit’s most vulnerable populations DETROIT – Today, the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department (DWSD) presented their pilot Lifeline Plan for Water Affordability to the Board of Water Commissioners, […]

Water Ceremony and Press Conference Monday March 21, 11:30am

People’s Water Board Coalition Water Ceremony and Press Conference Monday…For Immediate Release Media Advisory Friday, March 18, 2022 Contact: Sylvia Orduño, 734.846.9465, Faith Leaders Call for Water Bills Based on Ability to Pay to End ShutoffsSpirit of Detroit Press Conference highlights moral crisis of water insecurity on eve of World Water Day DETROIT – […]

Benton Harbor Community Meeting On Lead In The Water

Folks from Flint, Highland Park, and Detroit arrived in Benton Harbor on July 10, 2021, to support because we know what the Benton Harbor community is going through all too well.  We have been fighting for clean, affordable water for years. A community gathering was organized to talk about lead in the water.  Fifteen parts […]

Learn The Dangers Of Lead In Your Water July 10th

Benton Harbor Community Education on Lead REGISTRATION FORM: Please complete this form to pre-register for this event on Saturday, July 10m 2021 from 2-5pm. Doors open with lunch available at 1pm. Location: BANCO, 275 Pipestone St, Benton Harbor, MI 49022. REGISTER HERE: Benton Harbor Community Education on Lead (

An Important PWB Announcement!

***MEDIA ADVISORY*** ACLU and NAACP Legal Defense Fund to Hold Wednesday Virtual Press Conference on Detroit Water Shutoffs Lawsuit and Ongoing Fight for Affordable Water CONTACT: Dana Chicklas, (734) 945-8857, WHAT:The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan (ACLU) and NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) legal team will be in court Feb. […]

People’s Water Board Coalition Applauds Detroit Mayor’s Decision to Ban Water Shutoffs and Restore Residential Water

Detroit, MI (December 8, 2020) — The People’s Water Board Coalition applauds Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan and the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department (DWSD) for following the long-standing recommendations of water advocates, public health experts, and impacted residents to end the practice of DWSD water shutoffs. The devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Detroiters, in […]

Lame Duck Bill Needs Your Action!

During the Michigan Legislature’s Lame Duck Session — the period after the election but before newly elected lawmakers take office in January — which runs for at least two more weeks, anything can happen. Officials are no longer concerned with reelection, and they use this time to rush through controversial legislation. Please take action to urge legislators […]

Covid and Water

Covid and Water…. Let’s Talk About It! Hello Beloved community,  Nicole here with another update to keep you abreast of the state of affairs in our community, with our people.  For some reason, the state has stopped posting Covid positive cases for Sundays and instead combining them with Mondays in their report. So for Saturday, […]