In Support of Water: Ficano backs regional plan

In Support of Water: Ficano backs regional plan

In his “State of the County” address Tuesday, Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano touted the proposed regional deal for the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department that’s part of the city’s bankruptcy restructuring discussions.

Ficano’s remarks contrast with Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson who has publicly criticized Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr’s proposal for DWSD, which provides water for 40 percent of Michigan’s population.

As reported on MLive, Ficano said, “A regional authority solution that brings all the interested parties together and works for everyone makes the most sense.”