CITY OF FLINT UTILITIES DEPARTMENT
WATER POLLUTION CONTROL DIVISION
For Immediate Release
SUBJECT: WASTEWATER PLANT DISCHARGE (REVISED)
On May 11th, 2022 around 8:45 pm, until May 11th, 2022 at around 11:35 pm, the City of Flint Water Pollution Control Facility discovered a discharge of raw sewage/Filter Press filtrate from the Northwest pump station. The flow did stop last night at 11:35pm, but it began again at 8:35 pm today May 12th, 2022. This issue seems to be intermittent, and the cause of the discharge is still being investigated since Northwest Pump Station is currently under renovations and the station is being bypassed. The discharge has now ended.
As a precautionary measure required by law, the State of Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) has been notified, as well as officials of Flint Township and Flushing.
Please use your organization’s communication channels to inform the public as soon as possible for the protection of the public. We appreciate your cooperation in this matter.