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 (google.com)

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, dchicklas@aclumich.org 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, […]

Help Us Stop Nestle From Getting A New Permit in MI!

Please allow the People’s Water Board to send a postcard in your name, there is a good chance Gov. Whitmer’s administration will not renew Gov. Snyder’s permit to allow Nestle to take Michigan’s water for its own profit. The People’s Water Board plans to mail at least 500 postcards to EGLE Director Liesl Clark, asking […]

Imagine A Day Without Water

Will you accept the challenge to live a Day without Water? The People’s Water Board is challenging Detroit City Council members Brenda Jones, Mary Sheffield, Janee Ayers, James Tate, Roy McCallster Jr., Scott Benson, Andre Spivey, Raquel-Castaneda-Lopez, Gabe Leland to live a day without water on October 21, 2020 The challenge: No showers or baths. Do not […]

Action Alert! MI Says No To Nestle!

Please take a moment today and email this letter to EGLE Director Clark here (ClarkL20@michigan.gov) and demand he say no to Nestle! Then share this letter with your networks and ask them to flood his email. Michigan says NO to Nestle! Dear Director Clark, I strongly urge you to withdraw the permit granted by the […]

Demand A Moratorium On Shutoffs!

We are in the final push to get a nationwide moratorium passed and we have a real shot at protecting people’s basic services during this crisis. Sen. Schumer has a video endorsing a national moratorium here, and Rep. Tlaib has shared it here. Senator Merkley’s bills to prohibit power and water shutoffs (S.4362, which is the Senate […]