Massive $8.6 Million Stormwater Project Will Help Reduce Floods In A Westside Detroit NeighborhoodDetroit Water and Sewerage Department (DWSD) officials unveiled the completed $8.6 million stormwater project on Oakman Boulevard between Joy Road and Tire-man Avenue with a demonstration. A fire hydrant was used to show how water that lands on Oakman Boulevard will be directed into the bioretention gardens through curb cuts and catch basin tie-ins.
Nearly A Week Later, Ice Cutters On St. Clair River As Residents/Businesses Remain Under Flood WarningSince last week Tuesday, ice cutters have been on the St. Clair River in St. Clair County working to break up the ice so water can freely flow. Ice jams have caused major flooding to some residents in St. Clair County
Flood Warning Extended For Areas Surrounding St. Clair River Until Noon FridayA flood warning has been extended until noon on Friday for the areas surrounding the St. Clair River.
DWSD Cleans 30,000th Catch Basin, As City Works To Prevent Street FloodingA commitment by the city to help prevent flooding on residential streets in Detroit being fulfilled today, as crews clean 30,000th catch basin.
Mid-Michigan Flooding The Environmental Impacts Are UnknownThe devastating effects of flooding from the Edenville Dam levee break Wednesday has caused the draining of Wixom Lake. This flooding is beginning to raise concerns about environmental impacts.
ICYMI: Gov. Whitmer Provides Update On State's Response To Midland County FloodingGov. Gretchen Whitmer provided an update Wednesday afternoon after the Edenville and Sanford Dams failed causing flooding in Midland County.
Multiple Dams Break Forcing Thousands To Evacuate In Midland CountyRapidly rising water overtook dams and forced the evacuation of about 10,000 people in central Michigan, where flooding struck communities along rain-swollen waterways.
Midland Area Hit Hard With Flooding Causing EvacuationsTwo Midland-area schools were opened for evacuees and more than 50 roads have been closed. The evacuations in Michigan followed days of heavy rains in parts of the Midwest that also brought flooding to Chicago and other parts of Illinois, as well as Ohio and other states.
Leaders Ask For Federal Help In Battle Against Flooding, Erosion Along Michigan CoastThe problem is currently affecting thousands and threatening their homes.
Detroit To Step Up Efforts To Address Flooding In Jefferson Chalmers AreaAn emergency order was issued Wednesday by the city of Detroit to address the flooding in major areas of the Jefferson Chalmers neighborhood.
Study: Millions of US Homes at Risk of Chronic Flooding this CenturyAs many as 311,000 homes in US coastal areas could be underwater within the next 30 years.
Sunday Storms Leave 250,000 DTE Customers Without PowerDTE Energy says about 250,000 of its customers were without power and it expects 90 percent of its 370,000 affected customers to have service by the end of Tuesday. Consumers Energy restored power to most of its more than 118,000 affected customers.
Flooding Shuts Down I-696 In Both Directions Monday Evening"People are actually lined up the wrong way to get off the Evergreen Road exit for easily a mile."
Rising Flood Waters May Force Thousands From Homes In Suburban ChicagoFlood waters keep rising from last week's heavy rains in suburban Chicago.
Michigan AG Calls For FEMA Disaster Assistance Following Flooding In Mid-MichiganMichigan's Attorney General, among those asking the governor to request FEMA disaster assistance following big flooding in mid-Michigan.