Monthly Message

Pharmaceuticals- NEVER flush unused medications down the drain or toilet. They can end up in the ground, and eventually in the water we share. Take them to one of the redbox locations in the Battle Creek area. For more information, visit

Over 10 million gallons of groundwater are pumped daily to provide drinking water for Battle Creek area residents. Protect groundwater; it's what we drink!

"Thousands have lived without love; not one without water." ~W.H. Auden

Daylight Saving Time Begins: March 8
Groundwater Awareness Week: March 8-14
St. Patrick's Day: March 17
Ash Wednesday: March 18
Spring Begins: March 20
World Water Day: March 22
Palm Sunday: March 29

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: Historic Bridge Park by Donna Smith


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.