Communities throughout the Great Lakes region face similar crises, with archaic wastewater systems, crumbling infrastructure and segregated housing creating a perfect storm of flooding vulnerability.
For this series, six outlets highlight how cities and Indigenous communities in the Great Lakes region face severe flooding issues — from excessive rain to crumbling infrastructure.
Read stories from the collaboration below.
This reporting is part of a collaborative series from the Institute for Nonprofit News, Ensia, Grist, Wisconsin Watch, Planet Detroit, Sahan Journal and Borderless Magazine. This project was made possible with support from the Joyce Foundation.Back to top