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DWSD Hearing Notices

  October 28, 2015 : Public Hearing Notice Proposed Budgeted Programs, Services, and Activities of DWSD

  June 24, 2015 : Public Hearing Notice Proposed Water and Sewerage Rates for The City of Highland Park and The Genesee County Drain Commission for Fiscal Year 2015/2016

  June 24, 2015 : Public Hearing Notice Wastewater Treatment Plant FY16 State Revolving Fund (SRF) Project Rehabilitation of the Rectangular Primary Clarifiers, E/M Buildings and Pipe Gallery.

  June 24, 2015 : State Revolving Fund (SRF) Project Plan Rehabilitation of the Rectangular Primary Clarifiers, Electrical/Mechanical Buildings and Pipe Gallery

  June 24, 2015 : Public Hearing Notice Wastewater Treatment Plant FY16 State Revolving Fund (SRF) Aeration System Improvements.

  June 24, 2015 : State Revolving Fund (SRF) Project Plan Aeration System Improvements.

  June 12, 2015 : Great Lakes Water Authority Lease Agreement.

  April 20, 2015 : Public Notice regarding the NPDES permit.

  April 20, 2015 : NPDES fact sheet.

  April 20, 2015 : NPDES permit language.

  March 26, 2015 : Public Hearing Handout - Water Main Replacement FY16 DWRF.

  March 26, 2015 : Public Hearing notice regarding water main replacement FY16 Drinking Water Revolving Fund Project.

  March 11, 2015 : Continued Public Hearing on Proposed Rates.

  March 11, 2015 : Public Hearing on Budgeted Programs, Services, and Activities.

  March 4, 2015 : Continued Public Hearing on Proposed Rates

  March 4, 2015 : Public Hearing on Budgeted Programs, Services, and Activities.

  February 25, 2015 : Public Hearing on Rates.

  February 25, 2015 : Public Hearing on Budgeted Programs, Services, and Activities.

  October 22, 2014 - 2:00pm: BOWC Public Hearing on FY 2015-16 Budget.

  August 28, 2014 - 9:00am: Issuance of Sewage Disposal System Revenue Senior/SRF Junior Lien Bonds.

  June 25, 2014 - 1:00pm: Public Hearing Notice Wastewater Treatment Plant FY15 State Revolving Fund (SRF) Projects.

  June 10, 2014 Detroit City Council Public Hearing - Proposed FY 2014-15 DWSD Rates and Charges

  January 21, 2014 - 2:00pm:  BOWC Public Hearing - Proposed Budget for the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department

  BOWC Public Hearing on February 26, 2013 - 11:00am: Proposed Water and Sewer Rates for FY 2014-2015.




DWSD Press Releases

  December 3, 2015: THE CITY OF DETROIT REACHES BONDHOLDER CONSENT FOR TRANSFER OF DWSD DEBT TO NEW GREAT LAKES WATER AUTHORITY

  October 28, 2015 : DWSD Encourages Residents to Clear Catch Basins to Prevent Flooding During Heavy Rains.

  October 19, 2015 : GREAT LAKES WATER AUTHORITY BOARD APPOINTS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER IN PREPARATION FOR ORGANIZATION'S LAUNCH ON JAN. 1

  October 16, 2015 : DWSD, City of Flint Reach Agreement to Reconnect Flint to Detroit Water

  September 2, 2015 : MOODY’S UPGRADES DWSD’S LONG-TERM CREDIT RATING, REVISES OUTLOOK TO ‘POSITIVE’

  April 2, 2015 : DWSD Repairs 96-inch Water Main on Campground Road Residents are advised to boil water during the repair

  December 19, 2014: BOWC BOARD MEETINGS 2015 Schedule

  December 12, 2014: Notice of Organizational Meeting of the GREAT LAKES WATER AUTHORITY

  October 10, 2014: Statement from Mayor Mike Duggan on unanimous approval of regional water authority.

  September 10, 2014: With more flooding possible, City asks residents and businesses to clear the storm drains in front of their property.

  September 9, 2014: Agreement to create water authority guarantees funding to rebuild regional system and to assist customers in need.

  August 27, 2014: Market Response to Detroit Water and Sewerage Department Bonds Exceeds Expectations.

  August 26, 2014: DWSD customers can beat heat, avoid crowds by entering into payment plans over the phone.

  August 25, 2014: Cobo Water Fair helps more than 1,300 residents avoid shut-off.

  August 22, 2014: DWSD Bond Tender.

  August 20, 2014: Cobo Water Fair.

  August 12, 2014: Statement From Mayor Duggan On Monday's Storm Flooding.

  August 6, 2014: Detroit Board of Water Commissioners Approves Plan to Refinance $5 Billion in Bonds.

  August 4, 2014 - DWSD Extends Moratorium on Residential Shutoffs until August 25.

  June 23, 2014 - DWSD responds to misinformation about water shut offs and suburban water rates

  February 19, 2014: DWSD To Get Help With Water Main Breaks.

  January 7, 2014: DWSD Preps for Water Main Breaks.

  December 19, 2013: DWSD Loses Key Management Team Member.

  October 29, 2013: DWSD Joins Online Procurement System.

  September 20, 2013: DWSD Records $9 Million in Savings.

  September 6, 2013: New Kiosks Makes Payments a Breeze.

  August 29, 2013: Stormwater Billing Update.

  July 26, 2013: DWSD Wins Silver Peak Performance Award.

  June 6, 2013: The Greening of Detroit installs green infrastructure land treatments on 10 vacant lots.

  April 4, 2013: DWSD Director Reaches Out To Flint, Genesee County.

  April 1, 2013: Water War Undermines Flint-DWSD Relations.

  March 27, 2013: Today's termination of court oversight has mixed message for DWSD.

  March 19, 2013: Flint's KWA Project Doesn't Pass Muster.

  March 13, 2013: DWSD Board of Water Commissioners Endorses Historic Restructuring.

  February 25, 2013: DWSD Appoints Its First Chief Financial Officer.

  February 18, 2013 - Safety Measures Activated During Power Drop At Wastewater Treatment Plant.

  January 11, 2013 - DWSD Director Expresses Confidence In Security Chief.

  November 28, 2012 - DWSD Board of Water Commissioners Declares Inland a Responsible Vendor.

  October 8, 2012 - DWSD Announces Discipline For Striking Employees.

  October 2, 2012 - DWSD Employees Suspended For Endangering Public Safety.

  October 1, 2012 - Federal Judge Issues Order Prohibiting DWSD Strike.

  September 7, 2012 - BOWC Authorizes DWSD To Go Forward With EMA Contract.

  August 9, 2012 - Detroit Water and Sewerage Department Unveils Reorganization Plan.

  July 6, 2012 - DWSD Warns of Utility Bill Payment Scam.

  March 28, 2012 - Matthew Schenk joins DWSD as new COO / CCO.

  March 22, 2012 - Detroit Company Ordered To Cease Discharge Into Sewer.




DWSD General Announcements

  July 17, 2015 : DWSD FOIA Summary

  July 17, 2015 : DWSD Revised FOIA Policy

  State Revolving Fund Project Plan for Biosolids Dryer Facility, May 2014.

  State Revolving Fund Project Plan for Air Quality Control Improvements.

  June 27, 2014 WAVE on the Water Gala. A fundraising event to help low-income Detroit families and seniors restore and retain access to safe water and sewer services.

  Alternative Rouge River CSO Control Program Executive Summary, February 2011.

  Levels of Trace Pharmaceuticals in Drinking Water Too Low to Impact Human Health According to Water Research Foundation Study.