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Submit your photo to the GLRC Dog Photo Contest!

The Greater Lansing Regional Committee for Stormwater Management is holding a dog photo contest!  Twelve lucky pups will be selected as a monthly feature for their 2019 digital calendar. And their agents (aka owners) will win a $20 gift certificate to a local pet supply store!  Contest closes December 7th! View the submission form at:

Results from the GLRC 2018 Water Quality Survey

The Greater Lansing Regional Committee for Stormwater Management has published results from its 2018 water quality survey. Over 600 individuals from the Grand River, Looking Glass and Red Cedar River Watersheds participated in the survey. Thirty-five percent of respondents reported taking some type of action to protect water resources in the past five years. Find out …

MSU 2017 Water Quality Report Released

MSU Infrastructure Planning and Facilities recently released the 2017 Water Quality Report for the university. The report describes the source and quality of drinking water on campus. Check out the report here.

MSU Extension talks septic tank maintenance

Proper maintenance of septic tank systems is important for protecting the Red Cedar River and other water bodies throughout Michigan. Check out this article from MSU Extension that discusses the basics of septic systems.    

E. coli and Beach Closures

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality’s latest MDEQ Minute video discusses E. coli and fecal contamination of Michigan’s surface waters and beaches. Check out the video here.

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