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Whitmore Lake Improvement Project

This lake management project provides lake improvement to Whitmore Lake by controlling invasive and nuisance aquatic weeds.

Whitmore Lake from above
The weeds are controlled by the application of special chemicals to the lake, followed by additional spot applications as necessary. The current lake management project is for a five year period (2012-2016). 

The special assessment district for the Whitmore Lake Improvement Project is situated within Northfield Township, Washtenaw County, and Green Oak Township, Livingston County. There are 868 parcels located in the special assessment district.

Public Hearing

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 
Northfield Township Public Safety Building
8350 Main Street
Whitmore Lake, Michigan 48189

The purpose of this meeting is to hear objections to a proposed Lake Improvement Project for Northfield Township in Washtenaw County and for Green Oak Township in Livingston County.

See information packet - Notice of August 30, 2017 Public Hearing, Special Assessment Information, Map, Frequently Asked Questions

See related documents - Projected 2017-21 Budget, May 2017 Field Report, 2016 Annual Report

Publications & Reports

Herbicide Application & Weed Harvesting Maps

Financial Reports

Field Reports

Annual Reports

Other Reports & Resources

  • 2006 Fishery Habitat Assessment Report: The information included in this report pertains to fishery habitat assessment conducted by SEAS on 27 June 2006.Fish on a Hook
  • March 15, 2006 - The Northfield Courant Newspaper: Project Update: The Whitmore Lake Water Quality Advisory Board met to discuss the results of the 2005 lake management activities as well as the plans for 2006 and the renewal of the Whitmore Lake Improvement Project. The 2006 outlook for boating, swimming and fishing this summer is outstanding due to the efforts of the past and the continuing efforts to combat the spread of invasive hybrids and other nuisance species.
  • June 25, 2005 - The Northfield Courant Newspaper: Whitmore Lake Quality Shows Marked Improvement: The Whitmore Lake Improvement Project is a three year lake management project coordinated by the Washtenaw County Board of Public Works on behalf of Northfield and Green Oak Townships. The project involves yearly fishery, vegetation and water quality studies. The data obtained from the studies is utilized to determine the types of control measures applied to stop the proliferation invasive species and improve the overall health of the lake.

Special assessment district information

Contact information

Jeff Krcmarik
Environmental Supervisor
Washtenaw County Office of the Water Resources Commissioner
(734) 222-6865

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