Water Resource Recovery

Doug Sweeris, Water Utilities Director

Water Resource Recovery Facility
350 North Street
Allegan, MI 49010
Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:00am - 3:00pm

The City of Allegan Water Utilities Department operates a Water Resource Recovery Facility that handles approximately 900,000 gallons per day of sewage, with the capacity to handle another 3 million gallons. To learn more about this facility and the work done here, please use the links below. 

Helpful Links

Description of Water Resource Recovery Facility Process
2019 Water Resource Recovery Facility Odor Study2021 Septage Receiving Operational Plan
Asset Management and Capital Improvement Plan
Sewer Use Ordinance
Industrial Discharger Application
Non-Domestic Sewer User Form

Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy
The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE), formerly known as the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), is the principal department of the State of Michigan for environmental issues. EGLE's mission is to protect Michigan's environment and public health by managing air, water, land, and energy resources. To learn more, please use the links below. 

Michigan Surface Water Programs
Septage Information and Regulations
Statewide Restrictions on Phosphorous in Cleaning Products and Fertilizers
Applicable Rules and Regulations

Other Relevant Organization Information

The following organizations also play a critical role in ensuring the environmental and public health of residents in the area by managing water and other environmental resources:

Allegan County Health Department
Water Environment Federation
Michigan Water Environment Association
Kalamazoo River Watershed Council

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