Tens of thousands of water customers in Detroit, Hamtramck and Highland Park are still required to boil their water because of potential contamination
That’s equivalent to 80,300 Olympic-size pools filled with raw and partially treated sewage.
The state and city can’t agree on who’s responsible for a water main break that forced the closure of a popular restroom used by thousands of people during the fireworks.
A massive, exposed sinkhole is posing a serious danger to motorists, bikers and pedestrians on Detroit’s east side.
Michigan officials, including Gov. Rick Snyder, could face manslaughter charges if a state investigation determines “gross negligence” led to the deaths of Flint residents who were forced to rely on contaminated water.
The investigation means officials who were involved in the water crisis could face criminal charges.
Even the state Treasury warned against using a new pipeline that ultimately led to a decision to use the Flint River.
Turns out, Detroit offered Flint a better deal for water than the plan that ultimately led to thousands of residents being poisoned.
The e-mails reveal a stubborn, often arrogant administration and state bureaucracy that failed to protect residents despite repeated warnings.
Thieves only targeted one office – the one where water records were kept.