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Grand Rapids to reduce energy costs for sewer system

City also ready to change the way it sanitizes customers’ water.

December 20, 2013
The city of Grand Rapids will spend up to $3.7 million to make energy improvements to its wastewater system and also add a new and less risky method to disinfect drinking water for its customers in four cities, four townships and Ottawa County. Read More

New Holland Brewing partners with Dirty Water Beer

May 22, 2013
Another West Michigan brewery is teaming up with an organization in an attempt to better the world’s water supply. Read More

Average cab fares won’t go up

But city water and sewer rates will go down.

December 22, 2012
Revelers on New Year’s Eve can grab a taxi after the clock strikes 2013 next week and safely ride home at 2012 prices. Read More

Ottawa County deep aquifer may be threatened

MSU research points to potential future problem of too many wells there.

November 5, 2012
The Ottawa County Planning Commission has learned from Michigan State University researchers that the deep aquifer under the center of the county may not be able to recharge sufficiently, under current levels of pumping. “We are at a critical crossroads right now with the main aquifer in the county,” said Mark Knudsen, director of the Ottawa County Planning and Performance Improvement Department. Read More

Walker company says: Recycle your empty water bottle

Talk of banning bottled water has Great Lakes Bottling Co. wary, but not too worried.

October 27, 2012
Recent publicity about proposals to ban bottled water has the industry wary, but a growing Walker company that is one of the state’s largest private label water bottlers says recycling is the reasonable solution. Read More