Water

  • Lake Street in Whitehall to become Michigan’s first “green road”

    Lake Street in Whitehall to become Michigan’s first “green road”

    July 10, 2012

    Rain gardens, bioswales, and porous pavement will filter stormwater and reduce the amount that reaches White Lake during storms — reducing pollution and flooding. This summer, Whitehall will transform a ½-mile stretch of Lake Street into Michigan’s first “green road.” The street will be equipped with a state-of-the-art stormwater system to collect runoff from 60 […]

  • EPA offers $15 million for small utility systems

    EPA offers $15 million for small utility systems

    July 10, 2012

    The Environmental Protection Agency has $15 million in grants to help small drinking water and wastewater systems with training and technical assistance. The funds are for Safe Drinking Water Act compliance training and tools to help your staff enhance system operations and management practices. If your water or wastewater system serves fewer than 10,000 people, you may […]