Detroit’s aging infrastructure is causing water to seep through cracks and the freezing temperatures are making matters worse. The City of Detroit Water and Sewerage department is dispatching crews around the clock to repair water main breaks. Read the full story by WWJ-TV – Detroit, MI. Read the full story Tags: Detroit, Water, Daily News
By Kelly House, Bridge Michigan
The Great Lakes News Collaborative includes Bridge Michigan; Circle of Blue; Great Lakes Now at Detroit Public Television; and Michigan Radio, Michigan’s NPR News Leader; who work together to bring audiences news and information about the impact of climate change, pollution, and aging infrastructure on the Great Lakes and drinking water.
New York State has released cleanup plans for the former Bethlehem Steel site in Lackawanna. Construction to advance the cleanup plan is expected to begin in 2022, the state said it will address site-wide contamination and provide public access to Lake Erie for the first time in more than 100 years. Read the full story…
Erie Hack is a “multi-month innovation challenge” that encourages people from the U.S. and Canada to pitch their ideas for new ways and technologies to help Lake Erie. The 2021 winners were announced earlier this week. Read the full story by Great Lakes Now. Read the full story Tags: Daily News