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Lower Grand Watershed Interactive Tool (WIT) - Create a Watershed Management Plan

Lower Grand River 319 Project

Nonpoint Source Pollutants

Water Science Education

Interactive Mapping

Storm Water Management

Low Impact Development

Government Resources

History of the Watershed

Create a Watershed Management Plan

FYI on Local Water Issues

Rain Gardens

LGRW Implementation Project

The following tools can help watershed advocates create nonpoint source watershed management plans.

Guidebook for Lower Grand River Watershed

*Some of these files are fairly large and may take awhile to download. If you would like a CD containing any of these documents please e-mail John Koches at or call at 616-331-3792.

Information & Education Worksheets

Plaster Creek Watershed

Coldwater River Watershed

Example Rural Watershed Management Plan - Sand Creek

Example Urban Watershed Management Plan - Buck Creek

Potential Partners for Watershed Planning (Excel Spreadsheets)

State of Michigan DEQ References

Federal Environmental Protection Agency References



Grand Valley Metro Council
40 Pearl St. NW, Ste. 410
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 776-3876

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Page last modified July 12, 2012