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  • Ten easy to keep New Year’s resolutions for you and the environment

    December 28, 2017 | Environmentally positive resolutions can help the environment, your wallet, and your health.

  • Maintaining your storm water management pond

    October 30, 2017 | Storm water management ponds require regular maintenance to insure they function properly. Poorly maintained ponds can reduce their ability to control flooding and/or prevent pollution.

  • Either detention or retention equals storm water runoff reductions

    October 30, 2017 | Storm water management continues to be an important aspect of new development. Efforts to decrease runoff from increased impervious surfaces through detention and/or retention ponds results in more water infiltration and less runoff.

  • Soak up the rain – Part 2

    October 2, 2017 | The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has a new outreach program to encourage citizen and municipalities to adopt green infrastructure practices to reduce storm water runoff.

  • Soak up the rain – Part 1

    October 2, 2017 | The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has a new program to encourage citizen and municipalities to reduce storm water runoff.

  • Protecting your septic system after a flood

    September 25, 2017 | With one in five U.S. households depending on septic systems to treat their wastewater, knowing how to protect your system after a major flood could save your system and expensive repairs.

  • SepticSmart Week core messages

    August 22, 2017 | Sept. 18-22, 2017 marks the fifth annual SepticSmart week, sponsored by the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

  • How a bill becomes law

    February 20, 2017 | With a new session of the Michigan legislature just underway, may bills will be proposed. Understanding the steps in how a bill becomes law can help citizens participate in the process.

  • Celebrate National Groundwater Awareness Week

    February 15, 2017 | March 5 through March 11, 2017, is National Groundwater Week. Celebrate this important resource by learning more about it and adopting actions to help protect it.

  • Fraser sinkhole is good reminder for all of us

    February 8, 2017 | The massive sinkhole that occurred last year, eating 3 homes and causing the evacuation of a number of other homes, has resulted in strict water conservation in eleven communities. What does this mean and what can we do to conserve water?

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