DEQ Reports to EPA

EPA Order Requirements

Compliance with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) January 21, 2016, Emergency Order (Order) is of critical importance to the State as it works with all levels of government to ensure the people of Flint have access to safe, clean drinking water. Read more.

Documents posted on the TAKING ACTION ON FLINT WATER web site under DEQ Reports to EPA: EPA Order Requirements sorted by date posted - items posted through September 12, 2017 

EPA Order #
Addressed

Document Title Date Posted Time Posted
50 City of Flint Initial Response to EPA Order 2/15/16 4:22 P
50 DEQ Initial Response to EPA Order 2/15/16 4:27 P
50 Letter from EPA Mark Pollins to DEQ Director Creagh and Flint Mayor Weaver dated March 29, 2016 4/20/16 5:04 P
50 Letter from DEQ Director Creagh to EPA Mark Pollins dated April 19, 2016 - response to March 29, 2016 letter 4/20/16 5:05 P
51 Quarterly WIIN report to EPA from DEQ - June 2017 - Revised 7/17/17 4:33 P
51 Quarterly WIIN report to EPA from DEQ - June 2017 (archive) 7/11/17 9:19 A
51 Letter to EPA Korleski from DNR Creagh re: implementation of the First Amendment to the Emergency Order 11/28/16 9:10 A
51 DEQ Actions Summary for September 18, 2017 - revised 9/19/17 (weekly status report) 9/20/17 8:07 A
51 Archived Documents - DEQ Actions Summaries (weekly status reports)    
51 Flint Drinking Water Contracts dated August 28, 2017 - revised 9/5/17 9/5/17 4:19 P
51 Archived Documents - Flint Drinking Water Contracts    
51, 60, 61, 62 Letter from DEQ Sonya Butler to Flint JoLisa McDay re: DWRF application conditions 8/15/16 1:19 P
52 Lead in Drinking Water Preliminary Assessment 2/12/16 8:22 P
52 Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Draft Protocol 2/12/16 8:20 P
52 Flint's Residential Drinking Water Lead and Copper Sampling Instructions 2/12/16 8:17 P
52 DEQ Draft Protocol for Collecting Water Samples at Schools for Lead Analysis 2/12/16 8:11 P
52 Flint's Safe Drinking Water Task Force, Recommendations Tracking Spreadsheet 4/6/16 10:53 A
52 Letter to EPA Mark Pollins and DEQ Keith Creagh from Flint JoLisa McDay re Flushing Recommendations 6/16/16 9:04 A
52 Letter to EPA Pollins from Flint McDaniels dated 8/9/16 re: service line replacements 8/12/16 3:35 P
52 Letter to EPA Pollins from City General McDaniel dated August 9, 2016 re: Flint Task Force Recommendations, Amended December 13, 2016 re: Flishing Protocol During Service Line Removal 12/19/16 9:53 A
52 Archived Documents - Flint's Safe Drinking Water Task Force, Recommendations Tracking Spreadsheets    
52, 53B Residential Water Sampling Results Map - Lead 031016  3/11/16 10:27 A
52, 53B Residential Water Sampling Results Map - Copper 031016 3/11/16 10:29 A
52, 57 Letter to DEQ Creagh, Feighner, and EPA Mark Pollins from Flint JoLisa McDay dated May 29, 2016 5/31/16 3:06 P
52, 57, 59A, 59B Supplemental Information Weekly Conference Call re Flint Water Plant Ops 092217 9/22/17 3:25 P
52, 57, 59A, 59B Archived Documents - Supplemental Information Weekly Conference Calls re: Flint Water Plant Ops    
52, 59A MDEQ Sentinel Site Selection 2/12/16 8:29 P
52, 59A Use of Widemouthed Bottles 2/12/16 8:24 P
52. 59A 402 Potential Sentinel Sites Map 2/23/16 3:10 P
52, 59A Sentinel Site Selection 2-9-16 2/23/16 3:14 P
52, 60 Flint Drinking Water Treatment Performance 2/12/16 8:14 P
53A Routine Distribution System  Quarterly Sampling Site Locations - PPI redacted 2/12/16 7:27 P
53A, 57, 58, 59B Monthly Operation Report of Water Treatment Plant August 2017 (pdf) 9/11/17 9:51 A
53A, 57, 58, 59B Monthly Operation Report - Weekly Update for 092017 (pdf) 9/22/17 3:43 P
53A, 57, 58, 59B Archived Documents - Monthly Operation Reports    
53A, 58, 59B, 59C Distribution System Monitoring Plan 011716 2/12/16 6:26 P
53A, 59B Distribution System Monitoring Plan 2/4/16 9:50 P
53A, 58, 59B, 59C Archived Documents - Distribution System Monitoring Plans    
53A, 58, 59B, 59C Weekly Enhanced Water Quality Parameter Monitoring Reports 092017 - (excel) 9/22/17 3:38 P
53A, 58, 59B, 59C Archived Documents - Weekly Enhanced Water Quality Parameter Monitoring Reports    
53A, 58, 59B, 59C Quarterly Water Quality Parameter Monitoring Reports (2017 3rd quarter) 8/30/17 2:52 P
53A, 58, 59B, 59C Quarterly Water Quality Parameter Monitoring Reports (2017 2nd quarter) 7/7/17 4:47 P
53A, 58, 59B, 59C Quarterly Water Quality Parameter Monitoring Reports (2017 1st quarter) revised 6/28/17 12:33 P
53A, 58, 59B, 59C Quarterly Water Quality Parameter Monitoring Reports (2017 1st quarter) 5/15/17 8:28 A
53A, 58, 59B, 59C Quarterly Water Quality Parameter Monitoring Reports (2016 4th quarter) 5/15/17 8:22 A
53A, 58, 59B, 59C Quarterly Water Quality Parameter Monitoring Reports (2016 3rd quarter) 10/3/16 11:49 A
53A, 58, 59B, 59C Quarterly Water Quality Parameter Monitoring Reports (2016 2nd quarter) 7/8/16 7:38 P
53B Letter to Flint Mayor Weaver from DEQ Oswald dated July 26, 2017 re: Lead and Copper Monitoring of Drinking Water Taps 7/27/17 9:04 A
53B Letter to DEQ Oswald from EPA Korleski dated July 25, 2017 re: Lead and Copper Compliance Data 7/26/17 1:54 P
53B Supplemental Information Water Testing Since Jan 2013 2/12/16 7:03 P
53B Test Results Flint DEQ Reports to the EPA (daily residential monitoring July 1 through September 8, 2017 9/21/17 11:04 A
53B Test Results Flint DEQ Reports to the EPA (daily residential monitoring January 1 through June 30, 2017) (excel) 7/13/17 8:46 A
53B Test Results Flint DEQ Reports to the EPA (daily residential monitoring July 1 through December 22, 2016) (excel) 1/2/17 1:37 P
53B Test Results Flint DEQ Reports to the EPA (daily residential monitoring through June 30, 2016) (excel) 7/11/16 2:33 P
53B City of Flint LCR Report: Monitoring Period Jan-June 2016 12/1/16 4:13 P
53B 90th Percentile Lead & Copper Calculation Supporting Documentation: Monitoring Period Jan-June 2016 12/1/16 4:08 P
53B LCR Compliance Data: Monitoring Period Jan-June 2016 12/1/16 4:14 P
53B City of Flint LCR Report: Monitoring Period Jul-Dec 2016 1/19/17 4:40 P
53B 90th Percentile Lead & Copper Calculation Supporting Documentation: Monitoring Period Jul-Dec 2016 1/19/17 4:30 P
53B LCR Compliance Data: Monitoring Period Jul-Dec 2016 1/19/17 4:34 P
53B City of Flint LCR Report: Monitoring Period Jan-June 2017 7/26/17 3:26 P
53B 90th Percentile Lead & Copper Calculation Supporting Documentation: Monitoring Period Jan-June 2017 7/26/17 3:29 P
53B LCR Compliance Data: Monitoring Period Jan-June 2017 7/26/17 3:31 P
53C Explanation of Flint Blood Count Report by Zip Code 2/12/16 1:11 P
53C Flint Blood Count Report by Zip Code 1 of 2 1/31/16 7:47 P
53C Flint Blood Count Report by Zip Code 2 of 2 1/31/16 7:48 P
54 Letter to City Jones and Kim from Assistance AG Kuhl dated 8/16/2017 re: notice of intent to file a motion regarding service line removal 8/21/17 11:44 A
54A City McDaniel letter to DEQ Oswald dated July 10, 2017 verifying the City met the 7% service line replacement LCR requirement 7/13/17 8:30 A
54A Letter to City General McDaniel from DEQ Feighner dated December 22, 2016 re: response to November 4 email; acceptance of the City's service line estimate 12/27/16 10:08 A
54A Letter to DNR Director Keith Creagh from General Michael McDaniel dated September 28, 2016: Inventory of Service Lines 10/3/16 9:58 A
54A Letter from DEQ Director Creagh to EPA Mark Pollins dated April 5, 2016 4/15/16 9:25 A
54A Request for Proposal P17-543 for Replacement of Water Service Lines 8/23/16 1:43 P
54A Existing Inventory of Homes with Lead Service (updated 022416) 2/25/16 10:51 A
54A Existing Inventory of Homes with Lead Service 2/12/16 1:25 P
54A Letter to DNR Creagh from City General McDaniel dated November 1, 2016 re: estimated number of service lines needing replacement 12/19/16 9:57 A
54B Service Interruptions - Water Main Breaks 12/13/16 1:30 P
54B Service Interruptions - Hard Surface 1/31/16 7:27 P
54B Service Interruptions - Street Resurfacing 1/31/16 7:39 P
54B Service Interruptions - 50/50 Sidewalk Replacement 1/31/16 7:41 P
54B Service Interruptions - Sidewalks Completed 1/31/16 7:34 P
54C List of Unoccupied Homes 1/31/16 7:19 P
55 Letter to Mayor Weaver from DEQ Feighner dated 1/23/2017 re: City of Flint Lead and Copper Monitoring of Drinking Water Taps 1/24/16 2:07 P
55 Letter to Mayor Weaver from DEQ Director Grether dated August 1, 2016: LCR results 8/8/16 9:46 A
55 Letter from DEQ Bryce Feighner to Flint Mayor Weaver dated August 15, 2016: Lead and Copper Monitoring - Action Level Exceedance 8/16/16 11:48 A
57 Letter to Flint JoLisa McDay from DEQ Bryce Feighner dated May 27, 2016 5/31/16 3:10 P
57, 52 Letter to DEQ Creagh, Feighner, and EPA Mark Pollins from Flint JoLisa McDay dated May 29, 2016 5/31/16 3:06 P
57 Letter to Flint JoLisa McDay from DEQ Bryce Feighner dated June 1, 2016: Temporary Chemical Feed Approval 6/2/16 3:12 P
57 Letter to Flint JoLisa McDay from DEQ Jon Bloemker dated May 25, 2016: Corrosion Monitoring 6/6/16 3:22 P
57 Letter to Flint Mayor Weaver and DEQ Director Creagh from EPA Pollins dated June 3, 2016: Residual Chlorine Levels 6/6/16 3:51 P
57 Letter to EPA Pollins from DEQ Director Creagh dated June 21, 2016: Chlorine levels 6/23/16 8:56 A
57 Letter to Flint Mayor Weaver from DEQ Director Creagh dated July 26, 2016 re: chlorine residuals 7/29/16 8:35 A
57 Letter to Flint JoLisa McDay from DEQ Feighner dated October 14, 2016 re: chlorine residuals 10/19/16 4:16 P
57, 58 Supplemental Information Chlorine Residual 2/12/16 7:37 P
58 Notification from Mayor Weaver to Flint Residents: "Improved Drinking Water Qualiyt in the City of Flint" distributed January 3, 2017. 1/3/17 2:23 P
58 Letter to City McDay from DEQ Feighner dated December 27, 2016 re: status of corrosion control and excursion, with attachment for resident notification 12/27/16 1:22 P
59A Letter to Flint McDay from DEQ Bloemker dated March 2, 2017 approving the Final Revised Total Coliform Monitoring Plan with attached  3/3/17 9:38 A
59A Plan for Optimization of Corrosion Control 2/13/16 6:54 P
59A Water Supply Corrosion Control Treatment Operation 2/12/16 7:47 P
59A, 61, 62 Request for Proposal No 16000540 with addendums 2/21/16 11:41 A
59C Corrosion Control Equipment Plan 2/4/16 9:46 P
60 Letter to DEQ Director Creagh from EPA Mark Pollins dated May 11, 2106 5/31/16 3:08 P
60 Letter to EPA Mark Pollins from DEQ Director Creagh dated May 26, 2016 5/31/16 3:09 P
60 Letter from EPA Mark Pollins to Mayor Weaver regarding water source selection dated September 2, 2016 9/9/16 9:57 A
60 Letter to Mayor Weaver from DNR Director Keith Creagh dated September 26, 2016; Response to September 2, 2016 letter from EPA 9/27/16 11:01 A
60 Letter to Mayor Weaver from Richard Baird, Special Advisor to the Governor, dated October 11, 2016 regarding an emergency water source 10/12/16 4:53 P
60 Letter to Mayor Weaver and Governor Snyder from EPA McCarthy dated October 25, 2016 re: actions needed for long-term water source 11/11/16 11:36 A
60 Letter to EPA McCarthy from DNR Creagh dated November 15, 2016: Response to McCarthy letter dated October 25, 2016 11/17/16 10:05 A
60 Letter to EPA Korleski from Flint Weaver dated November 30, 2016: Confirmation of long term and backup water sources 12/1/16 3:59 P
60 Letter to EPA Korleski from Mayor Weaver dated April 19, 2017, identifying the City's source of drinking water and back-up water source (with water supply option analysis and corrosion control plan attached) 4/18/17 3:30 P
60 Statement of Principles: Long-Term Water Delivery to the City of Flint 4/18/17 4:04 P
60 a. Letter to EPA Korleski from City Kate Fields regarding the city's water source 5/11/17 5:12 P
60 a. Letter to Mayor Weaver from EPA Korleski dated December 12, 2016 re: response to Weaver letter dated November 30, 2016 12/13/16 4:58 P
60 a., 60 b.iii. Email to EPA Korleski from City Weaver dated May 19, 2017 re: response to Korleski letter dated May 4, 2017 5/26/17 3:46 P
60 a., 60 b.iii. Letter to City Weaver from EPA Korleski re: status of public participation process and comments on corrosion control study plan dated May 4, 2017 5/8/16 10:15 A
60 b.i. March 2017 letters regarding the KWA pipeline project to and from the county and state of Michigan 4/3/17 4:09 P
60 b.i. Memorandum of Understanding Between the City of Flint and State of Michigan re: KWA pipeline 1/13/17 12:08 P
60 b.i. Letter to Mayor Weaver from DEQ Feighner dated January 4, 2017 re: approval of the adjusted pipeline plan schedule; response to December 27, 2016 letter to EPA Korleski 1/5/17 9:42 A
60 b.i. Letter to EPA Korleski from Mayor Weaver dated December 27, 2016 received January 4, 2017 re: modified pipeline schedule. 1/4/17 2:22 P
60 b.i. Email from EPA Korleski to City Sylvester dated November 28, 2016 approving requested extension to confirm primary and back-up water sources 12/10/16 2:16 P
60 b.i. Letter to EPA Korleski from Flint Mayor Weaver dated December 7, 2016 re: pipeline plan 12/8/16 2:04 P
60 b.i. Construction Permit for Water Supply System - approved 12/8/2016 12/9/16 4:36 P
60 b.i. Letter to Mayor Weaver from DEQ Feighner dated 12/8/2016: pipeline plan approval, construction permit approval and engineering plans and specs submitted 12/9/16 4:39 P
60 b.ii. Supplemental Intended Use Plan 2/21/17 3:19 P
60 b.ii. Letter to DNR Creagh from Mayor Weaver dated 1/24/2017 re: Intended Use of WIIN Funding 1/24/17 3:58 P
60 b.ii. Flint WTP Improvements Plan Final Report 2/3/17 9:07 A
60 b.ii. Letter to EPA Korleski from Mayor Weaver dated February 8, 2017 requesting an extension to the March 1 deadline for two elements of 60 b.iii. 2/10/17 4:16 P
60 b.ii., 60 b.iii. Letter to EPA Korleski from Flint Mayor Weaver dated January 31, 2017 re: water treatment plant modification plan and corrosion control study 2/3/17 9:04 A
60b.iii. Letter to EPA Chris Korleski from Mayor Weaver dated 3/28/2017 re: a revised public participation plan for the New Source Treatment Plan 3/31/17 11:56 A
60 b.iii. Letter to Mayor Weaver and DEQ Feighner from EPA Korleski dated February 24, 2017 re: Comments on the Corrosion Control Study Plan submitted January 31, 2017 3/2/17 12:14 P
60 b.iii. Letter to EPA Korleski from Mayor Weaver dated February 28, 2017 with attachments (WTP schedule; public participation plan schedule; alternative water source analysis timeline) 3/1/17 3:22 P
60 b.iii. Flint WTP Operations and Maintenance Manual with SOPs 3/1/17 3:25 P
60 b.iii. Letter to Mayor Weaver from EPA Korleski dated February 21, 2017 re: response to extension to the March 1 deadline for two elements of 60 b.iii. 2/24/17 9:09 A
60 b.iv. Letter to McCormick, GLWA, from Mayor Weaver dated January 4, 2017 requesting to extend water service agreement 1/13/17 10:18 A
60 b.iv. Letter to DNR Creagh from County O'Brian dated December 22, 2016 re: Emergency Backup and Alternative Water Supply Agreement 1/9/17 8:26 A
60 b.iv. Letter to County O'Brian from DEQ Feighner dated 12/29/2016 re: response to Emergency Backup and Alternative Water Supply Agreement 1/3/17 1:58 P
60 b.iv. Letter to EPA Korleski from Mayor Weaver dated December 16, 2016 re: response to November 17, 2016 letter and request for extension re: current water source 12/19/16 9:50 A
60 c.ii. Letter to Mayor Weaver from EPA Korleski dated February 21, 2017 re: response to extension to the March 1 deadline for two elements of 60 b.iii. 2/24/17 9:09 A
60 c.ii. Letter to EPA Korleski from Mayor Weaver dated February 8, 2017 requesting an extension to the March 1 deadline for two elements of 60 b.iii. 2/24/17 8:58 A
60, 61 Letter to City Jones from DEQ London dated 8/11/2017 re: Water System Sanitary Survey Significant Deficiency Violation Notice 8/18/17 11:43 A
60, 61 Letter to City Jones and City Kim from AAG Kuhl dated 6/23/2017 providing notice of violation of settlement agreement in Concerned Pastors v Khouri 6/28/17 12:15 P
60, 61 Complaint filed in US District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan 6/28/17 12:05 P
60, 61 Letter to City Kerry L. Nelson and Mayor Weaver dated June 15, 2017 requesting City Council to approve the GLWA agreement 6/16/17 9:18 A
61 Letter to EPA Kaplan from Mayor Weaver dated August 18, 2017 response to Kaplan letter re: staffing concerns 8/23/17 8:11 A
61 Letter to Mayor Weaver and DNR Director Creagh from EPA Robert Kaplan dated August 10, 2017 re: staffing issues and compliance with the Order 8/14/17 11:39 A
61 City of Flint Water Service Center Staffing (7-17-17) 7/24/17 9:32 A
61

Letter to DEQ Grether from EPA Korleski dated June 16, 2017 regarding operational status of the water treatment plant

6/26/17 7:35 P
61 Letter to Governor Rick Snyder and Mayor Karen Williams Weaver from EPA Gina McCarthy dated June 16, 2016 and Enclosure 6/21/16 4:43 P
61 Letter to EPA Robert Kaplan from DEQ Director Keith Creagh dated July 12, 2016: Response to June 16, 2016 EPA letter 7/18/16 2:13 P

61

Letter to EPA Gina McCarthy from Mayor Karen Weaver dated July 12, 2016: Response to June 16, 2016 EPA letter 7/18/16 2:15 P
61 Treatment Plant and Water Department Org Chart - Job Descriptions 2/12/16 6:51 P
61 Supplemental Information Plant and Water Department Employees 2/12/16 6:47 P
61 Water Plant Employee Certifications 2/5/16 6:22 P
62 Distribution System Optimization Plan Letter 2/20/16 7:51 P
62 Distribution System Optimization Plan 2/20/16 7:48 P
63 FWICC Water Rates Subcommittee Recommendations for Improving Water Ratemaking and Affordability in Michigan 7/26/17 10:42 A
63 Governor's Executive Order No. 2016-1: Creation of FWICC 2/12/16 12:47 P
63 Flint Water Interagency Coordinating Committee 4/14/16 11:09 A
63 Flint Water Interagency Coordinating Committee Subcommittee - updated 031816 3/18/16 11:11 A
63 Archived Documents - Flint Water Interagency Coordinating Committee Subcommittee List    
Other Documents Letter to DEQ Grether from EPA Kaplan dated August 1, 2017 in response to DEQ letter dated May 2, 2017 re: DWRF loan forgiveness 8/2/17 1:40 P
Other Documents Settlement Agreement - Concerned Pastors et al and Khouri et al dated 3/27/2017 7/26/17 8:42 A
Other Documents Letter to MDOT Doyle from City Jones dated May 18, 2017 in response to MDOT May 3, 2017 letter re: Stewart and Andrews Avenue mains 5/23/17 2:40 P
Other Documents Order of Approval for $40M and Letters to Congressmen dated May 16, 2017 5/22/17 11:30 A
Other Documents Supplemental to the Finding of No Significant Impact (EA) for DWRF - phase 4 service line removal 5/8/17 10:20 A
Other Documents Letter to City Jones from MDOT Doyle regarding Stewart and Andrews road project and mains 5/4/17 2:51 P
Other Documents Letter to EPA Kaplan from DEQ Grether dated May 2, 2017 re: DWRF loan forgiveness for the City of Flint 5/3/17 9:14 A
Other Documents Letter to DEQ McDay from DEQ Butler/Pocan dated April 7, 2017 re: Approval of the 2017 Service Line Replacement Project 4/17/17 9:18 A
Other Documents Letter to Flint Sylvester Jones from EPA Christopher Korleski dated March 27, 2017: Follow-up to November 16, 2016 letter regarding EPA's role in treatment changes at the treatment plant 3/28/17 2:55 P
Other Documents Letter to DEQ Creagh and Mayor Weaver from EPA Kaplan dated 3/17/17 re: conditional approval of DWRF funds 3/20/17 9:17 A
Other Documents Finding of No Significant Impact (Environmental Assessment) for DWRF - phase 4 service line removal 3/10/17 3:00 P
Other Documents Letter to Mayor Weaver from DNR Creagh dated December 22, 2016 re: WIIN funding and next steps 12/27/16 9:41 A
Other Documents Letter to Mayor Weaver from EPA Kaplan dated December 21, 2016 re: WIIN funding process 12/27/16 9:37 A
Other Documents Letter to Ruth Mott Foundation, Community Foundation of Greater Flint, U of M, and United Way from DNR Creagh dated 12/7/16: response to 11/21/2016 letter to Governor Snyder 12/8/16 1:21 P
Other Documents Letter to Governor Snyder from Ruth Mott Foundation, Community Foundation of Greater Flint, U of M and United Way dated 11/21/2016 re: Flint Water Pilot Project 12/8/16 1:52 P
Other Documents Letter to Governor Snyder and Mayor Weaver from EPA Kaplan dated November 16, 2016 re: chemicals added for disinfection and corrosion control  11/21/16 1:35 P
Other Documents Letter to EPA Beauvais from DEQ Creagh dated April 4, 2016: Response to February 29, 2016 letter 11/17/16 10:00 A
Other Documents Letter to DEQ Director Heidi Grether from Rev. Gregory Buchner dated September 5, 2016 regarding a covenant 10/3/16 11:25 A
Other Documents Letter from DHHS Director Nick Lyon to Reverend Gregory Buchner dated September 28, 2016: Response to September 5, 2016 letter 10/3/16 11:29 A
Other Documents Letter from DEQ Director Heidi Grether to Reverend Gregory Buchner dated September 30, 2016: Response to September 5, 2016 letter 10/3/16 11:31 A
Other Documents Letter to Mayor Weaver from EPA McCarthy regarding DWRF application dated June 22, 2016 6/24/16 3:02 P
Other Documents DEQ and Partner Response to Flint Water Crisis 061616 6/24/16 2:44 P