Heavy rain, dam failures unleash ‘500-year flood’ in Mid-Michigan | Burns & Wilcox

The damage is tied directly to severe weather, as heavy rains caused catastrophic dam failures. Dow Chemical Company’s main plant in Midland, which is downstream from the breached dams, activates its local emergency center in Michigan and implements “its flood preparedness plan, which includes the safe shutdown of operating units on site.”

 

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