Water Donations Needed!

On behalf of We the People of Detroit, please donate cases of water which are urgently needed for those who do not have access. Cases of water can be dropped off at St. Peters Episcopal Church (1950 Trumbull) on March 20th from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm. Monetary donations to help secure additional water resources […]

Watch our Tele-Press Conference on the Status of Water Access in Detroit

Please watch this video as we call for urgent action on the restoration of water and sanitation service in Detroit. The state and city response to restore water service in Detroit and across Michigan amidst the COVID-19 crisis has been inadequate. This crisis could have been prevented altogether if government officials had taken seriously and […]

March 20: Telephone Press Conference on Residential Water Access in Detroit

MEDIA ADVISORY: COVID-19 Response Must Include Residential Water Access for Handwashing and Sanitation to Protect All Residents  LANSING – On Friday, March 20th , People’s Water Board Coalition — frontline grassroots, social justice, environmental and faith-based groups working with low-income residents who struggle with water shutoffs and affordability — will hold a telepress conference to discuss the urgent immediate need […]

Turn The Water On Now!

Water Is Life

Governor Gretchen Whitmer, EGLE, and Mayor Mike Duggan, Detroiters are demanding you act quickly to turn the water on in households that have been shut off. Detroit Off To Slow Start Restoring Water To Homes As Coronaviris Hits “Detroit’s response is far too slow for water activists such as Sylvia Orduño of the Michigan Welfare […]

Appeal to Gov. Whitmer in light of COVID-19 Water and Sanitation Needs

March 16, 2020 Governor Gretchen Whitmer George W. Romney Building 111 S Capitol Ave,Lansing, MI 48933 Dear Governor Whitmer, We extend our deep appreciation for your collaboration with the City of Detroit to provide for the safety and well-being of residents through your statewide plan to respond to the COVID-19, coronavirus. Your prompt activation of […]

Detroit unveils water restart plan because of coronavirus threat

By Tracy Samilton• Mar 9, 2020 [REPOSTED] The City of Detroit has announced what it’s calling a Coronavirus Water Restart Plan to try to ensure that people have access to water during the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S. Michigan does not yet have a confirmed case of COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus. […]

People’s Water Board Meeting Feb 11 at the Commons

Mama Lila Cabbil

WHEN: Tuesday, Feb 11 at 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM WHERE: Cass Corridor Commons, 4605 Cass Ave, Detroit, Michigan 48201 Join us at our regularly scheduled second Tuesday meeting at the Commons. We will be sharing our plans for World Water Day on March 22 as well as reflecting on the first anniversary of Mama […]