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Lower Rates: New flood risk assessment will reduce insurance rates in the Great Lakes region-
Michigan in particular will see a drop in flood-related insurance premiums. But overall, every Great Lakes state will have a larger percentage of residents receiving immediate rate decreases than the national average of 23%.00
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Community Assistance: Report finds disparities in drinking water fund distribution-
Drinking water systems in small and more diverse communities nationwide are less likely to receive state funding through the EPA’s Drinking Water State Revolving Fund, according to a recent report.
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Coastal Concerns: Communities lack skilled staff and funding to tackle erosion and flooding-
Almost 300 coastal community leaders across the five Great Lakes and various connecting channels responded to the survey, with 95% of them highly or moderately concerned about erosion and flooding.
Industry Woes: Water industry struggles with both competitive hiring and retiring workforce-
In its search for solutions to fill open positions and replace retirees, the water industry looks to youth programs.