News Flash

Posted on: November 25, 2020

OFFICES CLOSED - 11/26/20 & 11/27/20


The Office of the Water Resources Commissioner will be closed on Thursday, November 26, and Friday, November 27, 2020 for the holiday.

We will resume normal business hours on Monday, December 2, 2020.

Water - News
Posted on: November 18, 2020

Issues of the Environment-Veridian At County Farm Project Moving Forward


Issues of the EnvironmentWeekly radio show hosted by David Fair that airs each Wednesday at 6:50am and 8:50am. This show has been named Best Mini-Documentary or Series by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters!

Read on...

Water - News
Posted on: November 9, 2020

Portage & Base Line Lake Levels Lowering

Press Release text over newspaper background

The lake level at Portage and Base Line Lakes will be lowered beginning on November 25, 2020, and will reach its winter level by December 5, 2020, weather conditions permitting, according to Scott Miller, P.E., Deputy Water Resources Commissioner.

Each win...

Read on...

Water - News
Posted on: August 17, 2020

The Magic of Milkweed Seeds

Photo of milkweed flower in bloom with text stating Magic of Milkweed Seeds

The Magic of Milkweed Seeds!

Collecting and spreading milkweed seed is a terrific way to help support this very important, and beautiful plant. 

The Monarch Butterfly depends on Milkweed for its survival and many other pollinators are attracted to ...

Read on...

Water - News