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.
Issues of the Environment-University of Michigan achieves "bee-friendly" status
Raising of Portage and Base Line Lake LevelThe lake level at Portage and Base Line Lakes will be raised beginning on April 4, 2023. Read on...
Local Rain Gardens Continue to Thrive With Help From Controlled BurnsControlled burns are scheduled to be performed during the spring months in rain gardens and stormwater features throughout Washtenaw County. Read on...
Business Owners – protect water quality inside, outside & under your building!Businesses have a direct effect on the water quality in the Rouge River watershed. Protect water quality inside, outside & under your building! Read on...
2022 Annual ReportView our 2022 Annual Report to get the inside scoop about the Water Resources Commissioner's Office. Read on...
Issues of the Environment-Ann Arbor moving towards great energy equity and resilience
Dive into the Turtle Disco Rain GardenFrom conception, through creation, and care, Stephanie describes the process of caring for her rain garden along with the inspiration and joy that it brings her. Read on...
Issues of the Environment-A2 Area Commercial Solar Program to expand green energy to businesses
Issues of the Environment-New study on exposure risks in Ann Arbor basements from 1,4dioxane