Evan N. Pratt, P.E.

evanprattWashtenaw County Water Resources Commissioner

'Our mission is to provide for the health, safety and welfare of Washtenaw County citizens and the protection of surface water and the environment and to promote the long term environmental and economic sustainability of Washtenaw County by providing storm water management, flood control, development review and water quality programs.'

 

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Tips for Fall . . .

Tips for Fall . . .

During the Fall, it is especially important to keep leaves out of the storm inlets. In addition to clogging drains and causing backups, leaves that enter the storm drains decay in the water and rob fish of vital oxygen. Follow these steps to give our wateways a hand; you’ll also reduce the risk of flooding on your street. . .

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Spotlight on a Rain Garden

Spotlight on a Rain Garden

Read a personal account of how a rain garden helped reduce flooding in an Ann Arbor resident's basement.

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Leslie Park Golf Course/Traver Creek Restoration

Leslie Park Golf Course/Traver Creek Restoration

Working in partnership with the City of Ann Arbor and the Leslie Park Golf Course, we have completed a yearlong restoration of Traver Creek. This $1.7 million project reduces sediment, phosphorus and polluted runoff entering the Huron River from the 4600-acre Traver Creek watershed.

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It's mosquito season - take steps to prevent West Nile Virus

It's mosquito season - take steps to prevent West Nile Virus

West Nile virus (WNV) is a mosquito-borne virus that can cause mild illness (West Nile fever) or severe symptoms (encephalitis or meningitis - an inflammation of the brain) in humans and other animals. People primarily get West Nile from the bite of a mosquito that is infected with WNV.

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Office of the Water Resources Commissioner

705 N. Zeeb Rd.  P.O. Box 8645
Ann Arbor, MI 48107-8645
Phone: 734-222-6860
Fax: 734-222-6803

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