State of Michigan proposed revised lead/copper rule May 11, 2018: “The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality updated its proposed lead and copper rule to allow utilities more flexibility in scheduling replacement of lead service lines. It also increased the lead action level from the original 10 parts per billion to 12 ppb. The federal action level is 15. Under the initial… Read More

DRAFT Village of Bear Lake Water Ordinance

As the Village of Bear Lake has now committed to a $1.43m loan toward construction of 2 new drinking water wells plus extensive construction on the water distribution system (which includes for the first time water meters) – it has been considering changes to the existing Water Ordinances. This DRAFT… Read More

Village of Bear Lake: Special Meeting February 27, 2018

Village of Bear Lake Council PUBLIC MEETING WATER SYSTEM IMPROVEMENT PROJECT And additional items February 27, 2018, 7PM Bear Lake Village Hall Unapproved Minutes The Special Meeting on the WATER SYSTEM IMPROVEMENT PROJECT and additional items of the Bear Lake Village Council was called to order by President Jeff Bair at 7:00 p.m. at the… Read More

Monday, February 19, 2018, 2:00 pm Opening of Village of Bear Lake Sealed Bids

VILLAGE OF BEAR LAKE WATER SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT Sealed Bids for the construction of the Village of Bear Lake Water System Improvements Project will be received, by the Village of Bear Lake, at the Village Office located at 12376 Virginia Street, Bear Lake, MI 49614 until 2:00 pm local time on Monday, February 19, 2018,… Read More

BID Package for Village of Bear Lake Water System Improvements

In March 2017 the Village stated it’s intent to publish the bid process – confirmed as public documents by USDA in August 2017. Upon receipt of the January Village Draft Minutes the following was noted: “Ken Mlcek from Fleis & VanderBrink said the Water/Well project is advertised & posted on various websites. January 31, 2018 there will… Read More

Consumer Confidence Report

The Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) Rule requires community water supplies to annually report to their customers on the quality of the drinking water and the sources of that water, and to characterize the risks (if any) from exposure to contaminants detected in the water.,4561,7-135-3313_3675_3691-9673–,00.html – For more information about the requirement for annual testing… Read More