St Clair County Coastal Community Flooding-Press Release

St. Clair County Coastal Community Flooding On February 3, 2021, Jeffrey Bohm, Chairperson of the Board of Commissioners, declared a local State of Emergency due to widespread or severe damage to property caused by flooding resulting from ice accumulation in the St. Clair River. United States and Canadian Coast Guard Cutters are continuing ice breaking operations. Water levels in Algonac have declined steadily overnight. Water levels from St. Clair to Marine City remain elevated. Homeland Security and Emergency Management continue to monitor and assess the situation with twice daily briefings with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Coast Guard, National Weather Service, Michigan State Police-EMHSD, and Algonac and Clay Township Officials. Citizens who are impacted by flooding to their properties are encouraged to utilize the online self-reporting survey to catalogue and report damage. Photos may also be included. Links to the survey can be found on both Facebook and our webpage at: or This situation is ongoing and will continue to be monitored and assessed. Updates will be provided when necessary.