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Protecting Northern Michigan's ​Water Resources


Lake Association Summit 2023

Representatives from Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council and the Health Department of Northwest Michigan presented at the 18th Annual Lake Association Summit on September 21, 2023.

Torch Lake Township Septic Ordinance

Check out Local Policy Manager Anna McGlashen on 9 & 10 News sharing information on the new time-of-transfer ordinance passed in Torch Lake Twp.  This ordinance is groundbreaking and a […]

Torch Lake Septic Ordinance

Local government at work! Yesterday was a big day for clean water in Northern Michigan. Tip of the Mitt Local Policy Manager Anna McGlashen has been working with Torch Lake […]

Watch out for septic warning signs!

Watch out for the warning signs! Many of us rely on septic systems for wastewater treatment. A failing or improperly maintained septic system can introduce nutrients, pathogens, pharmaceuticals, and other […]

Torch Lake Township Septic Tank Meeting Notice

Meeting Notice! Recent beach closures in Torch Lake Township have started a conversation about faulty septic tanks contributing to water pollution. There’s an important public meeting coming up on Wednesday, […]