Senator Stabenow Tours Chapaton Retention Basin

Thursday, February 08, 2018

On Friday, February 2nd, U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow joined Macomb County Public Works Commissioner Candice Miller for a tour of the Chapaton Retention Basin. The basin handles water flow from St. Clair Shores to Eastpointe and plays a critical role in preventing waste from reaching Lake St. Clair and the Great Lakes.


“No family in Macomb wants waste to be dumped in Lake St. Clair or our Great Lakes,” said Senator Stabenow. “Commissioner Miller and the Public Works team in Macomb County are doing an incredible job working to eliminate this problem. I’m committed to providing any federal help that will expand retention capabilities and protect our lakes and look forward to continuing to partner with her.”


“We all need to work together to reduce and eventually eliminate combined sewer overflows from entering our magnificent Great Lakes,” said Commissioner Candice Miller. “We appreciate Senator Stabenow’s visit to our retention/pumping facility and her hands on approach to assisting with exploring sources of financing.”