Floodwaters in Michigan start to recede after heavy rains
Thursday, 21 May 2020 Floodwaters that breached two privately-owned dams in Michigan began to recede on Thursday after displacing thousands of people and spreading to a Dow Chemical plant and a nearby hazardous waste cleanup site.
Dam failures and severe flooding have caused a bridge to partially collapse in Edenville, central Michigan.
The footage filmed by Brendan Gutenschwager shows the destruction caused by the flooding as the debris from the collapsed bridge has been partially swept away.
On May 19 two dams in...
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Rising floodwaters displaced thousands of Michigan residents on Wednesday. According to Reuters, the raging waters were unleashed by two dam failures. The rising water submerged parts of the town of Midland and was spreading to a Dow Chemical Co plant in the city. Parts of the small town of Midland are submerged under 5 feet of water. Midland is a city of approximately 42,000 residents about 120 miles northwest of Detroit .
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