Water Pollution Control Division announces sanitary sewer overflow

FLINT, Mich. July 11, 2022

On July 10,2022 around 10:50 a.m., the City of Flint Water Pollution Control Facility had sludge
back up through a pipe from the Bioworks depackager building. The sludge backed up in the
building and came out through the door and from the sides of the building. It is contained on
the ground around the building, and there was no impact to the Flint River or the surrounding
environment. As a precautionary measure required by law, the State of Michigan Department
of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy and the Genesee County Health Department have
been notified.