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Clean Water Clyde

Children's Water Festival

Looking forward to seeing everyone in 2018!
A free, educational event for fourth and fifth grade students and their teachers.

Two kayakers enjoying the beauty of the Kalamazoo River

Kanoe the Kazoo

May – October
Fun and unique paddle trips introduce the beauty and recreational opportunities in our own backyard. Stay tuned for details!

Krazy for the Kazoo, October 7, 2017

Krazy for the Kazoo

October 6, 2018
Watershed-wide citizen cleanup of the Kalamazoo River and its tributaries

what's going on!

February 2
World Wetlands Day
Groundhog Day  

February 12
Lincoln's Day

February 14
Valentine's Day 
Ash Wednesday 

February 16-19
Great Backyard Bird Count  

February 19
President's Day - City Offices Closed 

February 22
Washington's Birthday

monthly message


HOUSEHOLD 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 the storm drains, into sinks, or onto the ground.  Call 269.969.6395 or visit  for more information on proper disposal. 


"Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite beauty." ~John Ruskin

The Battle Creek Clean Water Partnership is the City of Battle Creek; the City of Springfield; the Calhoun County Water Resources Commissioner; the Calhoun County Road Department, the townships of Bedford, Emmett, Leroy, Newton, and Pennfield, the Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center, and Battle Creek Area Schools joining together with the common goal of protecting the waterways in our area.