Outdated sewers can't prevent Metro Detroit floodsSoutheast Michigan’s sewers need billions of dollars in upgrades, but , experts say. ‘There’s no storm drain big enough to handle 4 inches of rain in four hours,’ said Craig Covey, spokesman for Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash.
White Lake rising: Toxic hot spot no more, lake moves beyond chemical pastGood News for White Lake. But why it’s so important to be proactive about taking care of our waterways…
Eco-friendly revamp of Lake St. Clair Metropark's parking lot unveiled- A rain shower Thursday at a ceremony marking completion of a storm water greenscape at Lake St. Clair Metropark gave attendees a first-hand demonstration of how it will work.
Ann Arbor adopts 'green streets' policy to address stormwater runoff, pollutionIn its latest attempt to be eco-friendly, the city of Ann Arbor has adopted an official “green streets” policy. That essentially means every time a city street is constructed or reconstructed, improved stormwater management will be a top priority. “It’s…
Report: Lake Erie's health threatened, needs nutrient dietThe quality of water in Lake Erie has been falling for a decade and decisive government action is needed, a new report says.
Michigan rivers polluted by human, animal waste more than double previous estimatesOver 7,000 miles of rivers in the state are documented with high levels of pathogens. More ominous: Most rivers have yet to be tested for fecal matter. “The more you look, the more you find.”
Connection Found Between Nitrogen Levels in Water and Toxic Algae ProductionA great article written by Marie Zhuikov on the link between Nitrogen levels and the toxic Blue Green Algae (Cyanobacteria) blooms on Lake Mendota in Wisconsin.