Our Mission

We seek to inspire the residents and communities of Washtenaw County to protect surface water and the environment while maintaining necessary drainage. Within the authority granted to our office, we provide resources to reduce flooding, dispose of home toxics, and improve water quality. 

  1. Issues of the Environment-Ann Arbor leads the way in eco-friendly procurement policies

    Tune in to WEMU89.1 to learn about environmental issues impacting Washtenaw County! Read on...
  2. Water Resources Commissioner’s Office Awards Over 1.2 Million in Grant Money for Stormwater Improvem

    Water Resources Commissioner’s Office Awards Over 1.2 M in Grant Money for Stormwater Improvements

    WCWRC has committed a total of 2 million dollars toward stormwater projects within the County. This is the second round of funding for the two-year grant program. Almost 30 applications were received for round two. Read on...
  3. Photo of 3 people performing a controlled burn of a streetside rain garden.

    Local Rain Gardens Continue to Thrive With Help From Controlled Burns

    Invasive species can frequently out-compete native plants and take over local ecosystems. Controlled burns help reduce invasive species and encourage native plants to thrive. Read on...
  4. Spotlight Article on University Commons

    New Partner: University Commons

    University Commons has joined our Community Partners for Clean Streams and Waste Knot program. We are excited to work together towards better managing their waste and stormwater. Read on...
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    Upcoming Events, Garden Work Days, Rain Garden Tours, & More

    Plan to attend some great events, garden work days, rain garden tours, and more using this event list. Check back often for updates! Read on...
  6. Issues of the Environment-UM project looks to nature to find alternatives to hazardous road salt

    Tune in to WEMU89.1 to learn about environmental issues impacting Washtenaw County! Read on...
  7. Issues of the Environment-City of Ann Arbor is moving to transition away from natural gas

    Tune in to WEMU89.1 to learn about environmental issues impacting Washtenaw County! Read on...
  8. Issues of the Environment-State Senator Jeff Irwin looks to advance more environmental legislation

    Tune in to WEMU89.1 to learn about environmental issues impacting Washtenaw County! Read on...
  9. Issues of the Environment-2023 was the warmest year on record and could set new record in 2024

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