Repair timeline pushed back even further for broken Metro Detroit water main
A repaired water transmission main that services several Metro Detroit communities is now expected to resume normal operations in early October, weeks after its expected resumption, after a leak closed the main in mid-August.
Boil water advisory in effect for 133K in Metro Detroit: What residents need to know
A boil water advisory remains in effect for seven Metro Detroit communities, covering more than 130,000 residents in the region, after a water main break impacted water pressure on Saturday morning -- and it could be weeks before it’s fixed.
Farmington water main on Oakland Street to be shut down temporarily
The water main on Oakland Street between Gill Road and Wilmarth Avenue will be shut down Wednesday, Nov. 3, in order for the contractor to complete the final connection to the city’s water supply system, Farmington officials announced Tuesday.
Great Lakes Water Authority identifies issue at SE Detroit pump station ahead of flood threat
With several inches of rain expected to fall across Metro Detroit over the next few days, the Great Lakes Water Authority is warning residents to remain alert and be prepared for potential flooding -- especially after an issue was discovered at a local pump station.
DTE, other agencies investigate apparent underground explosion in southwest Detroit
“It felt like an explosion or earthquake honestly. The doors in the building were shifting. We were trying to fix them and then we noticed that it was actually a foundation issue. Cracks were appearing inside as well as outside."
All clear: Eastside Detroit neighborhoods can resume using tap water following discoloration concerns
Residents of Detroit’s Cornerstone Village, East English Village and Morningside neighborhoods can resume using drinking water after flushing their plumbing following an investigation into brown, rusty water coming from taps.
GLWA responds to break on 30-inch water transmission main causing flooding in Detroit
DETROIT – On Saturday, the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) issued a statement on a 30 inch transmission main break. The 30-inch water transmission main is located on Marquette Street just south of Jefferson Avenue in Detroit. Although water service has not been interrupted the issue caused flooding in the area, according to the GLWA. While this incident has not impacted water service, there has been significant flooding in the impacted area, which runs from Marquette Street on the West to Harding Street on East, Jefferson on the North to Freud Street on the South. GLWA will work with residents in the impacted area to address the damage caused by the water main break,” read the statement released by the GLWA.