Michigan Water Quality Monitoring Services Awarded Project Grant - Northern Michigan's News Leader

Michigan Water Quality Monitoring Services Awarded Project Grants

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The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality awarded 5 water quality monitoring grants Monday, August 19. 

The Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council will receive $35,828.50 to survey aquatic invasive species in 14 lakes and tributaries in the Elk River Chain of Lakes watershed. 

Project findings will be used to control the spread of invasive species. Results will be shared to increase awareness of aquatic invasive species in the watershed.

Other projects that received grants are Eaton Conservation District, Grand Valley State University Annis Water Resources Institute, The Kalamazoo River Watershed Council, and Timberland Resource Conservation and Development. 

Funding for these grants was made available through the Clean Michigan Initiative-Clean Water Fund.

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