Michigan communities are taking inventory of their sewage systems and water infrastructure, to prepare for and potentially prevent future problems.
Officials say the treated wastewater was released from two treatment plants, into the Saginaw and Tittabawassee rivers, this weekend. They say the discharged wastewater is not a health risk to residents and was a result of heavy rains in a short period of time. Read more
In response to new state standards, a number of communities across the Michigan have received low interest loans from the state. The money will be used to fund water supply projects and to improve water quality.