The White House is making more than $1 billion available to states to address flooding and extreme heat exacerbated by climate change.
The project, unique in its scope, would divert around 100 million gallons of water runoff every year.
The water authority said it would be denying all claims made for flooding damages because the historic rainfall event was so widespread that "no sewer system could handle" the water that fell.
One Oak Park woman is convinced that mold from previous floods eventually killed the family's oldest member. And now, the same thing is unfolding with her mom.
Residents still managing the fallout from last year's flood event are already worried about what this year's storms could bring. Detroit hopes its basement protection program will help alleviate some of those worries.
Two Inkster seniors are dealing with messes in their basements after flooding in July.
Don't expect much of a break from flooding this spring and summer. That's the warning from the Detroit District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which issued a press release Monday afternoon stating record water levels are forecasted on several Great Lakes this summer.