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Village of Holly Shares Reasons Behind Water Rates

August 23rd 2019

The rates are calculated each year based on the direct costs of providing services relating to treatment and delivery of water / sewer services.

Presentation Helps Holly Understand Water Rates and Infrastructure  

March 10th 2019

Presentation Helps Holly Understand Water Rates and Infrastructure (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 10, 2019) Holly, MI  – Village of Holly officials, staff and members of the public attended a morning-long study session on Feb. 9 to learn more about how the water and sewer fund works, and get answers to common questions regarding water service. […]

MML#5: Officials Learn about SEMCOG Water Resources Plan

November 6th 2018

MML#5: Officials Learn about SEMCOG Water Resources Plan (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 4, 2018) Grand Rapids, MI- Water can mean different things to different people depending on the context. To some, the value of lakes, rivers, streams, and wetlands is measured in terms of the environmental impact.  To others the threat of flooded basements and […]

Explore: Douglas Evans Nature Preserve

October 1st 2018

Explore: Douglas Evans Nature Preserve (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 1, 2018) Beverly Hills, MI -A recent adventure in Beverly Hills put me in the middle of an 18 acre nature preserve that has the most beautiful insects, and a pretty walking path. With fields of flowers and patches of woods along the Rouge River, there […]

Explore: E L Johnson Nature Center in Bloomfield Hills

September 1st 2018

Explore: E L Johnson Nature Center in Bloomfield Hills (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 2, 2018) Bloomfield Hills, MI – There is something exciting about walking across a lake on a long wooden walkway and looking down into the water and seeing a foot long trout swimming  alongside. On a recent visit to the E. L. […]

Water Infrastructure 101 at Royal Oak Library Sept. 23

August 30th 2018

Water Infrastructure 101 at Royal Oak Library Sept 23 Royal Oak, MI- Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash will present Water Infrastructure 101 on Sunday, September 23, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. Discussion topics incl. water quality, sewer and storm water, lakes and flooding, lead and copper, home infrastructure and the Water Residential Assistance Program […]

Waterford Oaks Dog Swim Sept 8

August 20th 2018

Waterford Oaks Dog Swim Sept 8 Waterford, MI – Waterford Oaks Water Park is hosting their annual Bow Wow Dog Swim on Saturday, Sept. 8 from noon to 2:50pm. There are contests for Best Wet Look and Best Swimsuit. All dogs must have valid Michigan dog license along with proof of current vaccinations. Time slots […]

Water Boil Advisory Issued for Rochester Hills

July 9th 2018

Water Boil Advisory Issued for Rochester Hills (City of Rochester Hills, July 9, 2018) Rochester Hills, MI  –  Effective immediately, a water boil alert for the area north of Tienken &  west of Livernois. These precautionary actions are being taken due to the loss of water pressure in the water system. This boil water notice […]

State Police & Fire Safety Series #6: Boating

July 3rd 2018

State Police & Fire Safety Series #6: Boating (Michigan State Police, July 4, 2018) Michiganders and visitors alike are urged to make safety a top priority in all seasonal activities while enjoying Pure Michigan at home or on the road. Summer safety tips from Michigan State Police Director Col. Kriste Kibbey Etue and State Fire […]

Birmingham Offers Residents AquaHawk Tool to Track Water Usage

June 10th 2018

Birmingham Offers Residents AquaHawk Tool to Track Water Usage (City of Birmingham, June 10, 2018) BIRMINGHAM, MI – The City of Birmingham is pleased to offer residents a new tool that can help them track their individual water usage through a free online dashboard known as AquaHawk. Registered users to the AquaHawk portal can click […]