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Midland, Michigan Flooding: What Went Wrong

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    Midland Flooding: What Went Wrong

    by Detroit Today | May 21, 2020
    Catastrophic flooding has forced thousands to evacuate their homes in Mid-Michigan.
    “Many, many neighborhoods under water, many, many businesses destroyed.” — Mike Horace, WCMU

    A rainstorm created a surge of water that caused the Edenville Dam to fail, sending the muddy rain waters further downstream overwhelming other dams and compounding the situation. This devastating event has brought to light longstanding regulatory concerns surrounding the Edenville Dam and the state’s aging infrastructure...
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