Monthly Message

Road Salt- Help keep rivers and groundwater healthy in the winter. Shovel snow and ice early and often to limit your use of sand, salt and deicing chemicals. When safety requires it, try and alternative to salt, such as those listed at the USEPA's Design for the Environment webpage at:

"Water links us to our neighbor in a way more profound and complex than any other." ~John Thorson


January 1st: New Year's Day
January 10th: Styrofoam Collection 9 AM until Noon, Battle Creek- First United Methodist Church
January 15th: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday
January 19th: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
National Radon Action Month:

Seasonal Photo Contest - Ongoing!

BC Water videos via our YouTube channel:

Where does your surface water go?

Click here to learn where the water from your property drains to, via the city of Battle Creek's mapping service.


What's Happening

photo contestKeep up with Clean Water events throughout year. See our main events at right, with more listed below.

Seasonal Photo Contest
Concludes July 31, 2015
Photo: Three Degrees a Frosty Morning- Battle Creek River, by Richard Burkart Jr.


Krazy for the Kazoo

Children's Water Festival

event event

October 3, 2015
Watershed-wide citizen cleanup of the Kalamazoo River and its tributaries

May 15, 2015
A free, educational event for fourth and fifth grade students and their teachers.