Beware of flooding -- Detroit pump station could experience power issues when it rains this week

The Great Lakes Water Authority requested help from external power suppliers due to a power-related issue at a pump station.

The issue was discovered at the Freud Pumping Station in Detroit. During heavy rainfall in June, the station experienced pump issues after it lost power. 

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Power monitors that were installed at the station in August alerted officials to the problem ahead of more heavy rain this week. The area is expected to get 2-4 inches of rain.

See the full forecast here.

External power suppliers will help the GLWA identify what is causing a power fluctuation.

If you live in a low area that experiences flooding, the GLWA has advised that you remove valuables from your basement "out of an abundance of caution."

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