EMERGENCY NOTICE RE: FLOODING
Update (9/5/23 9:00AM) - Please complete this form and return to the City of Flat Rock by September 30, 2023. HERE
Update (8/25/23 2:30PM) - Governor Whitmer declared a State of Emergency for Wayne & Monroe County. See Statement HERE
Update (8/25/23 1PM) - Michigan State Police has created a form to collect data pertaining to the flooding which occurred 8-24-23.Here is the link to the self-reporting survey: https://arcg.is/10ab1j
*Citizens should avoid ALL contact with Huroc Park and the downstream of the river. Due to the severity of the recent flooding, partially treated
wastewater may have been released into the river. From Wayne County:
We strongly advise all residents to take the following precautionary measures:
Avoid All Contact: Refrain from swimming, wading, kayaking, boating, or any form of direct contact with the river water until further notice. This includes avoiding any recreational activities that involve the river.
Keep Pets Away: Ensure that your pets are kept away from the river water as well, as they can also be susceptible to the contaminants present in the water.
Hygiene Practices: If you inadvertently come into contact with the river water, immediately wash the exposed areas of your body with soap and clean water. Avoid touching your face, especially your mouth and eyes, after being in or around the river.
Avoid Consuming Fish: If you engage in fishing, we recommend refraining from consuming any fish caught from the river during this time, as they may be affected by the effluent discharge.
Update (8/25/23) - click HERE
for the press release from Wayne County.
Update: Your drinking water is not affected