Black People : Water woes in Detroit ... water bill not paid => service suspended => human rights violation?

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Groups Seek UN Help to Restore Detroit Water Service ...

Read this article about the water problem in Detroit. Do hope that something will be done. Not having water running is terrible.. I would rather my phone off than my water.

This lady has to use bottle water to wash dishes...this can be very tedious indeed.

I checked my water bill this month (this is for two months) and it is 70 Barbados dollars...roughly 35USD...I should count myself grateful.:)
There are other problems linked to this water problem and it seems to be getting worse.
 

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Thanks Sister for starting this thread ... i saw the story too ... and am wondering ... should water be free?

Is it a human rights privilege ... that someone should always make sure everyone has water?

Who is the "someone" and how do they pay for it?

It's an interesting set of circumstances ... water bill not paid ==> service suspended ==> human rights violation.

Looking forward to the discussion!

Love You!

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Groups Seek UN Help to Restore Detroit Water Service ...

Read this article about the water problem in Detroit. Do hope that something will be done. Not having water running is terrible.. I would rather my phone off than my water.

This lady has to use bottle water to wash dishes...this can be very tedious indeed.

I checked my water bill this month (this is for two months) and it is 70 Barbados dollars...roughly 35USD...I should count myself grateful.:)
There are other problems linked to this water problem and it seems to be getting worse.
Peace... The fact that we evolved from the Earth... entitles any human being the right to Food (which includes water) Shelter and Clothing... All of which comes from the Earth as well... Now... What we are seeing evolve here... are "Efforts to Control"... Just as we are lead to believe... the wars in the Middle East and Africa's invasions are about Oil and Gold... Sorry to inform you ... But "WE" are under Attack... and the weapon is WATER... OR THE LACK OF IT...Peace
 

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Detroit's water department, which is responsible for about $6 billion of the city's $18 billion in debt, is one of the major issues in the bankruptcy. But unlike some debt that is not supported by revenue streams, water department debt is covered by bill-paying customers.
The article also says that once the shut-off notices were sent, 1/2 of those delinquent paid up. :10500:
 

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