Water is a human right. Yet in places such as Detroit, Baltimore, and other cities in the United States, families unable to afford their water bills have their water service disconnected. When this happens, kids can't bathe, people can't wash dishes, and grandparents can't flush their toilets. The Human Utility provides assistance to families and makes sure they always have running water at home.
A mother in Detroit with two hemophiliac boys works to make sure their home remains a clean, safe environment, but water bills make that difficult.Read more
Patricia G., a 57-year-old Detroit resident, was overcome with emotion. She’d just gotten the phone call letting her know The Human Utility paid $750 toward her water bill. Patricia was getting her water turned back on.Read more
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