MSU Center for Water Sciences
Get information on the quality of my drinking water?
Contact your water utility.
EPA's Drinking Water website lets you search online for local water quality reports.
Have my drinking water tested?
Most utilities will test water for their clients so contact your water utility.
Check with your local health department. You can find your local health department on the Michigan Department of Community Health's local health department map.
For more in-depth analyses, try the MDEQ's Drinking Water Analysis Lab
Get information on septic tank maintenance?
Report illicit discharges or illegal dumping?
If you live in the Lansing area, check out the contacts at Greater Lansing Regional Committee for Stormwater Management
Get information on storm water control?
Contact your County Drain Commissioner
Monitor my lake or stream?
Create a vegetated buffer on my waterfront property?
Check out the Michigan Natural Shorelines Partnership.
Get information on fish consumption guidelines?
Check out the Michigan Department of Community Health's website on Eating Safe Fish
Create a raingarden in my yard?
Many local governments have assistance programs, so we recommend you contact your drain commissioner's office to see if one is available.
Check out the Washtenaw County Water Resources Commissioner site Rain Gardens in Washtenaw
Get information on water for an upcoming trip or vacation?
Where can I find information on...
Classroom science resources (curricula, activities, lesson plans, etc.)?
Michigan Environmental Education Curriculum Support (MEECS)?
Information on creating wildlife habitat at my school?
Learn about water?
Find the watershed where I live?
Create habitat for wildlife in my backyard?
Create a rain garden in my yard?
Learn about native and invasive aquatic species?