Flood ravages Wayne County communities
Flood update: Courtesy of the City of Dearborn
DEARBORN, Mich. – The City is advising residents affected by the flooding to call 313-943-3030 to report their situation. This data will help when the city applies for emergency relief funds.
The City is operating an emergency shelter and cooling center for those without power at the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center, 15801 Michigan Ave.
The City is advising people to avoid traveling in Dearborn, as many streets are dangerously flooded, with more rain expected.
Residents affected by the flood may place items damaged from the water on the curb for the City’s trash provider, GFL, to pick up. GFL will begin removing flood-damaged items on Monday, June 28, and all items are expected to be picked up within seven days.
Due to the severe flooding, the City parks adjacent to the river and all pools are closed. All City-operated activities have been canceled, including the Motor City Brass Band performance scheduled for Sunday, June 27.
The City expects to begin distributing dry ice later today, Saturday, June 26. To receive dry ice, residents must provide proof of residency and bring their own cooler to transport it safely. Details will come soon.
The city will provide an update at 4 p.m. on its Facebook page at cityofdearborn