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Flooding in Dearborn on Aug. 12, 2014. (credit: Stephanie Davis/WWJ)

State: Torrential Storm Forced Billions Of Gallons Of Raw Sewage Into Lakes, Rivers, Streams

Combined sewers and retention basins in some communities in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties overflowed due to the Aug. 11 storm.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/23/2014

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Organizations Still Seeking Volunteers To Help With Flood Clean Up

The Michigan Community Service Commission and American Red Cross are looking for volunteers to help homeowners remove debris and gut basements and salvage belongings.

CBS Detroit–08/22/2014

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Fund To Help Struggling Detroit Water Customers, Flood Cleanup

The money will be administered through the United Way for Southeastern Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/22/2014

Huntington Woods (Photo: Laura Bonnell/WWJ)

Gov. Snyder Wants FEMA To Conduct Flood Damage Assessment

The governor’s request Friday comes after the completion of initial local damage assessments and is the next step toward requesting and being eligible for federal assistance.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/22/2014

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Royal Oak Residents Add ‘Brown Water’ To List Of Complaints After Flooding

Residents in one Royal Oak neighborhood are being warned: Do not drink the water.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/22/2014

Kevin Kamm of Detroit lost his grill and skid plate trying to go through flooded Dearborn Heights neighborhood. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Flood Assistance Available For Metro Detroit Veterans

The Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency is reminding veterans in the Detroit area to apply for disaster assistance following last week’s flooding.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/21/2014

Flooding in Dearborn on Aug. 12, 2014. (credit: Stephanie Davis/WWJ)

Federal Money Promised, With Flood Damage Numbers Still Pouring In

The latest figures: Wayne County estimates flood damage at $340 million.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/20/2014

Flood damaged belongings line Hanover Street in Dearborn Heights, as residents continue to clean up following last week's near-record rainfall. (credit: Jon Hewett/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Metro Detroit Residents Frustrated By Flood Debris

Some residents are unhappy that they are still are waiting for debris to be removed a week after floodwaters ravaged parts of the Detroit area.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/20/2014

Water soaked trash at the curb lines the street for pick-up. (WWJ/Jon Hewett)

You Might Think You’ve Cleaned It, But Start Fresh Recommends Health Department

Thousands of residents are still cleaning up following flooding from last week’s storms.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/20/2014

FILE (WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting)

Warren Woman At Center Of Fatal Flood Story, Says She Is Indeed Alive And Well

The woman who Warren city officials said died in massive flooding last week is alive and well and bracing for another round of heavy rains.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/19/2014

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