Monthly Message

Pet Waste - Be a responsible pet owner and prevent contamination of the surface water and groundwater we all share by cleaning up anything "left behind" on your walk. A clean walk is a great walk!

June is Great Outdoors Month- Clean Water Clyde says, "So get out there an enjoy!"

"When you drink the water, remember the spring." ~Chinese Proverb


Friday, June 5th: World Environment Day

Saturday, June 6th: Household Hazardous Waste Collection 10:00 A.M. until Noon- Marshall County Building

Monday June 8th: World Oceans Day

Saturday, June 13th: Cereal Festival- Battle Creek

Sunday, June 14th: Flag Day

Thursday, June 18th: Ramadan

Saturday, June 20th: Rain Barrel Pick Up from 9:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. - City of Battle Creek DPW- Order online now

Sunday, June 21st: Father's Day & Summer Begins

Saturday, June 27th: Scrap Tire Collection 9:00 A.M. until Noon- Village of Tekonsha

Seasonal Photo Contest - Ongoing!

BC Water videos via our YouTube channel:

Rain Barrel Sale

The City of Battle Creek is having an Online Rain Barrel Sale to encourage residents to collect and save valuable water in our community! 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.


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: Goguac Lake by Ashlyn Shawver


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.