Residents' Bathroom Habits Clogging Bypass For Fraser Sinkhole"They're getting caught up in the pumps and our guys are actually having to go in and pick up these screens about every two hours and take out all of these wipes because they are actually choking our pumps," Miller said.
$32 Million Contract Approved For Partial Fix At Fraser Sinkhole"It'll be the biggest hole, I think, ever to be dug in Macomb County," Candice Miller said.
Macomb Communities Get Temporary $20M Loan To Handle Sinkhole Related IssuesThe Macomb County Board of Commissioners approved a $20-million, 120-day loan as work continues to fix a massive sinkhole in Fraser.
Macomb County Avoids Dumping Waste Into Clinton River Amid Heavy RainsAfter a day of heavy rain, Macomb County Public Works Commissioner Candice Miller said crews were able to successfully avoid discharging any raw sewage into the Clinton River as work continues on the Fraser sinkhole site.
Michigan Makes Grants Available Amid Sinkhole ResponseGov. Snyder announced he has opened the Disaster and Emergency Contingency Fund to provide financial assistance to affected communities.
Michigan Extends Emergency After Macomb County Sewage Line CollapseThe extended declaration continues to make state resources available to communities affected.
Voluntary Water Restrictions In Effect In Macomb County As Officials Work On $78M Fix"This is an enormous thing that's happening to the county," Candice Miller said.
Residents In 11 Macomb County Communities Asked To Restrict Water Use Amid 'Dire Situation' At Fraser Sinkhole"We are working to avoid an environmental disaster.”
Officials: Fraser Sinkhole Fix Could Cost Nearly $80 MillionOfficials in Macomb County say that a permanent fix for the massive sinkhole in Fraser could cost nearly $78 million, but could ultimately exceed $100 million.
Many Residents Displaced By Fraser Sinkhole Now Allowed To Move Back Into HomesAs work continues on a bypass sewer line, most of the 22 nearby families forced to evacuate the area along 15 Mile between Utica and Hayes roads have been allowed back into their homes.
Sinkhole Dangers Lurk When Underground Infrastructure FailsMassive sinkholes in Michigan and Pennsylvania in recent weeks underscore an often overlooked aspect of the nation's aging infrastructure lurking underground.