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Detroit Agrees to Pay $11 M in Water Damage Claims to 800 Residents

Months after two severe storms flooded basements on Detroit’s east side, the Michigan city’s water department has decided to pay the claims of all residents who aren’t suing it. Hundreds of homes were damaged during the July 8 storm, which …

Into the Void: Mapping Abandoned Mines in 3D

Robert Hughes stopped his maroon SUV in the middle of Espy Street, turning on his flashers to let drivers know he might be there for a while. He knelt by an uncovered hole in the street, about the diameter of …

Iowa at Tipping Point for Major Flood Event

It’s the wettest spring on record in Iowa, and all that rain has set the stage for a potential major flood. The average rainfall of 16.4 total inches during the months of March, April and May is the most that’s …