Monthly Message

Household Hazardous Waste- Dispose of household cleaners, chemicals, oil, paint, and other potential toxins in ways that protect your family and your drinking water. Never pour them down storm drains, into sinks, or onto the ground. Call 269-969-6341 for more information.

"I believe that water is the only drink for a wise man." ~ Henry David Thoreau

Events and Special Dates:

February 2nd: Groundhog Day & World Wetlands Day

February 10th: Ash Wednesday

February 12th-15th: Great Backyard Bird Count

February 12th: Lincoln's Birthday

February 14th: Valentine's Day

February 15th: President's Day & Washington's Birthday - City of Battle Creek Offices closed

February 29th: LEAP Year

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
Dates will be posted soon for another context beginning June 2016! Thank you to all of those who submitted photos, look for yours in the 2016 Clean Water Partners Calendar.
Photo: "Frozen In Their Tracks" by, Gail Heeter


BC Water videos via our YouTube channel:

Seasonal Photo Contest

July 31 is the deadline to enter! Find out more > >

Kanoe the Kazoo 2015

Join us on the water in 2015! Kanoe the Kazoo float trips take place on many Saturdays from May – October. Trips are open to the public for all ages and most are FREE. Trips take place on the Kalamazoo River unless otherwise noted.

Register here:

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.


Krazy for the Kazoo

Children's Water Festival

event event

October 1, 2016
Watershed-wide citizen cleanup of the Kalamazoo River and its tributaries

May 13, 2016
A free, educational event for fourth and fifth grade students and their teachers.