DETROIT (AP) â” A caravan of Canadians bringing jugs with 1,000 liters of water arrived in Detroit on Thursday afternoon in a symbolic protest against the bankrupt city shutting off water to residents who haven’t paid their bills. The Detroit Water and Sewerage Department has stepped up collection efforts for residential and business water service, and water shutoffs rose from 500 in March to 7,200 in June. Human rights groups have appealed the shutoffs to the United Nations, and the judge in Detroit’s bankruptcy case said the shutoffs were hurting the city’s image.
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