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Tags U.N. Special Rapporteur on the Human Right to Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation

Tag: U.N. Special Rapporteur on the Human Right to Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation

‘We are hiding out with no water’: Detroit privatizers deny poor...

In March 2014, the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department announced it would begin shutting off water ser­vice for 1,500 to 3,000 customers every week if their water bills were not paid. Thousands of families are now without water. A coalition of grassroots groups submitted a report to the United Nations naming these shut-offs as a violation of human rights.