Water department officials say the system worked exactly as it was designed to – the day of torrential rains – which they say just overwhelmed the system.
“We will be doing ongoing inspections that will go on to make sure everything’s always working how it’s suppose to ; but we really did come out in good shape.”
Aerial footage presents a dramatic picture of a water-logged Macomb County.
MDOT says an investigation is ongoing to figure out what went wrong…
“The flooding that continues to impact Southeastern Michigan is a disaster in every sense of the word,” the governor said.
Scrap metal thieves are adding to the delays in getting water cleared from flooded roads.
The aftermath of flooding in the area forced mayors in Ferndale, Highland Park and Warren to declare a State of Emergency.
Following record flooding, Consumers Energy is urging home and business owners in the metro Detroit area with appliances that were affected by Monday’s rainstorms to have them inspected by a qualified contractor before attempting to restart and use them.
Her daughter, who is 72-years old, discovered her mother’s floating body Tuesday morning.
Spokesperson John Mozena says the flooding is wide-spread, and it’s been difficult trying to get a handle on where the biggest problems are.