Fukushima residents worry nuclear plant's wastewater release in a few weeks will be another setback
Within weeks, the tsunami-hit Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant is expected to start releasing treated radioactive wastewater into the sea, a highly contested plan facing fierce protests in and outside Japan.
UN chief urges 'game-changing' commitments on clean water
The United Nations chief is urging the first world conference on water in more than 45 years to address the “21st century emergency” that is wasting the world’s most important resource and has left billions of people without clean water and basic sanitation.
Repair timeline pushed back even further for broken Metro Detroit water main
A repaired water transmission main that services several Metro Detroit communities is now expected to resume normal operations in early October, weeks after its expected resumption, after a leak closed the main in mid-August.
Boil water advisory in effect for 133K in Metro Detroit: What residents need to know
A boil water advisory remains in effect for seven Metro Detroit communities, covering more than 130,000 residents in the region, after a water main break impacted water pressure on Saturday morning -- and it could be weeks before it’s fixed.
Dine on the water at this Mt. Clemens Beatle-themed restaurant
Many Michiganders love to spend a warm summer evening out on the water- be it on a boat, lounging on a floaty, or diving off a dock, but what about a floating restaurant? Sounds pretty great right? Well, our Michelle Oliver found a restaurant in Mt. Clemens where you can actually dine on the water! Get ready to Dine in the D at the Octopus Beer Garden on the Clinton River.
Splash and play all day at these local waterparks and pools
With all this hot weather we’ve been having, you’re probably looking for a way to cool off. Well, there’s no better way than to dive on in and enjoy the water! Luckily, there are several local pools, splash pads, and water slides that are perfect for some fun in the sun. We check out the many options at our local Metroparks.
Eastpointe family fights to fix broken water pipe
Saturday (March 26) morning, Jason Colthorp received a text from homeowner Petrice Miller-Orear. The text said that the rep from the management company that owns the house next door was now saying permission is not granted, and we were back at square one, so Colthorp got involved once again Monday.
Eastpointe family left without running water for three weeks
It started with sewer water backing up into the basement that made life awful for a family in Eastpointe. Turns out that they had a broken pipe in the yard, which a contractor started to fix this week. It’s now been three weeks without water, and things have only gotten worse.
Farmington water main on Oakland Street to be shut down temporarily
The water main on Oakland Street between Gill Road and Wilmarth Avenue will be shut down Wednesday, Nov. 3, in order for the contractor to complete the final connection to the city’s water supply system, Farmington officials announced Tuesday.