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Clean Water Clyde

Children's Water Festival

Friday, May 12, 2017
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 7, 2017
Watershed-wide citizen cleanup of the Kalamazoo River and its tributaries


Photo Credit:  Jeffrey Gilman, Battle Creek River, Wagner and Emmett

Seasonal Photo Contest

The 2016/2017 Photo Contest kicks off July 1, 2016. Updated this year, contestants can submit up to two photos per season! Find out more >>

what's going on!

Thursday, February 2
World Wetland's Day & Groundhog Day


Sunday, February 12
Lincoln's Birthday


Tuesday, February 14
Valentine's Day


Friday, February 17
Great Backyard Bird Count


Monday, February 20
President's Day (City offices closed)


Wednesday, 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 storm drains, into sinks, or onto the ground. Call 269-969-6395 for more information.


“Stillness is the flower of winter, all hope waits beneath a blanket of white."
– Unknown

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.