MDHHS, MDARD, EGLE and local health departments provide tips on how to stay safe from Harmful Algal Blooms

Find the Original post Here   Michigan residents living near or visiting bodies of water should be aware of the potential for harmful algal blooms (HABs). The Michigan Departments of Health and […]

EGLE announces $20+ million in recent MI Clean Water grants to help Michigan communities upgrade water infrastructure

Read Original article HERE Lead service line removal in Kingsford, upgraded water treatment facilities in Harrisville and lead service line identification in Decatur are among projects funded by $20,391,921 in […]

Our Water: The Dilemma and Convenience of PFAS

Check out original article from TriCountry Regional Planning Committee Figure 1. Photo of PFAS foam from MPART site. Each year as the weather warms up, individuals and families all across […]

How severe will the harmful algal bloom be in Lake Erie this summer?

Check out the Original article with CLEVELAND, Ohio – Researchers are predicting a smaller-than-average harmful algal bloom for western Lake Erie this year, thanks largely to a dry spring […]

Wetlands regulation stable in Michigan despite Supreme Court ruling changing federal definition

Wetland in southwest Michigan.

Check out the original article from EGLE A ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court changing the federal definition of protected wetlands will have little to no impact in Michigan, which […]

Understanding summer fish kills: Why dead fish are washing up on Michigan shores

Find the original article from Up north live here:     NORTHERN MICHIGAN (WPBN/WGTU) — As temperatures warm up, we could be seeing more dead fish washing up on […]

Nonprofit makes kits available for waterway cleanups

Check out the original article by EGLE here:   Want to clean up a Michigan river and don’t know where to start? Michigan Waterways Stewards (MWS) has your back. The Lansing-based […]

NOAA Predicts a Moderate Harmful Algal Bloom for Lake Erie this Summer

Visit NOAA’s website for the original article: Western Lake Erie is projected to experience a moderate harmful algal bloom (HAB) this summer, according to the first 2023 Lake Erie […]

Manitowoc: Here’s why it’s unlawful to put grass clippings in city streets and what risks it poses.

Please see original article here: MANITOWOC – City of Manitowoc is again reminding residents it is unlawful to place grass clippings in city streets and alleys. When mowing your […]

This Earth Day, celebrate the Year of Clean Water

Original post by EGLE on April 20, 2023. Link to original article at bottom   Gov. Whitmer has proclaimed the Year of Clean Water in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Federal Clean […]