Episode 559: Detroit's Water Bill

The Water and Sewerage Department in Detroit, Michigan

Thousands of people in Detroit haven't paid their water bills. Even some businesses have skipped payment.

Today on the show, how a bankrupt city is dealing with the most basic of problems — how to get people to pay their bills.

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