Water in Southwest Michigan
|Learn WHAT YOU CAN DO to help protect streams, rivers, lakes
and ultimately Lake Michigan.
|What is a Watershed?
Southwest Michigan drains to Lake Michigan.
|Learn about SW Michigan Watersheds
The Southwest Michigan Planning Commission is involved in many projects to protect and improve the water quality in southwest Michigan. However, for that to happen we need every resident, landowner, business owner, and local official to be involved! Several municipalities have already joined forces to help. Learn more by clicking on Southwest Michigan Water Partnership (Berrien and Cass NPDES-MS4 Group).
Click on these links below to learn more!
What Can You Do?
What is Stormwater?
Southwest Michigan Watersheds (Black, Dowagiac, Galien, Kalamazoo, Paw Paw, Rocky, St. Joseph, Lake Michigan, Great Lakes)
Feature Project: St. Joseph River Watershed Conservation Partnership
Education Resources - fact sheets, news articles, etc
Low Impact Development
Featured Project - Hickory Creek Watershed
Featured Project - Paw Paw Watershed
Lake Michigan Academy
Southwest Michigan Water Resources Council
Green Infrastructure Workshop