Water Info Resources
Who to Contact with Water Questions:
Have a question about water? We’ve put together a list of information resources for homeowners, teachers, and kids.

Homeowners
Who do I contact to…
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?

Get information on septic tank maintenance?

Report illicit discharges or illegal dumping?

Get information on storm water control?

Monitor my lake or stream?

Create a vegetated buffer on my waterfront property?

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?

Teachers
Where can I find information on…
Classroom science resources (curricula, activities, lesson plans, etc.)?

MichiganEnvironmental Education Curriculum Support (MEECS)?

Information on creating wildlife habitat at my school?

Kids
Where can I…
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?

Water Data
Links to Water Quality Data
If you are looking for water data, CWS recommends that you thry these web resources: