Freshwater Future Weekly: December 2, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: December 2, 2022

This Week: Study Finds Affordable Water for All Michiganders Is Possible; Give the Gift of Water; Still Time to Weigh in on Bill 23 – More Homes Built Faster Passed in Ontario Legislature; Freshwater Future Presents Flood Focus App at National Climate Adaptation Forum New Study Finds That Affordable Water […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: November 23, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: November 23, 2022

This Week: “State of Water” Podcast Features A Conversation with Freshwater Future’s Executive Director; Touring One of the Most Polluted Areas in Michigan; Benton Harbor Water System Alternatives Analysis Finds Retaining Ownership the Best Option; Ontario’s Proposed More Homes Built Faster Bill Significantly Impacts Environmental Policy and Regulation “State of Water” Podcast Features […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: November 18, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: November 18, 2022

This Week: Ontario’s Proposed More Homes Built Faster Bill Significantly Impacts Environmental Policy and Regulation; US Great Lakes Election Results Highlights for Water and Climate Change; Freshwater Future Earns 2022 Platinum Seal of Transparency  Ontario’s Proposed More Homes Built Faster Bill Significantly Impacts Environmental Policy On October 25th,  the More Homes Built Faster […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: November 11, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: November 11, 2022

This Week: Your Feedback Used to Guide Freshwater Future Strategic Plan; Invitation to White House EJ Advisory Council Meeting; Find Out What’s in Your Tap Water; Wolverine Worldwide Receives Citation for Delay in PFAS Cleanup Your Feedback Used to Guide Freshwater Future Strategic Plan Thanks to all of you that provided feedback […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: November 2, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: November 2, 2022

This Week: Michigan PFAS Survey – Your Input Needed; Elected Officials Lookup Page; Fundraising for Emergency Response for Benton Harbor Residents; Dedicated Environmental Attorney to Train Next Generation Michigan PFAS Survey – Your Input Needed!  Below is a link to a survey to assess attitudes and perceptions concerning risks to drinking […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: October 27, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: October 27, 2022

This Week: All About Water Fall Convening Reconfigured; Lead in Duluth; Strategic Plan Survey Drawing; NAF Conference; Interested in Climate Impacts on Water Quality? Sign-up for a Short Course | Nov. 1 – Dec. 6 All About Water Fall Convening Reconfigured  Our Fall 2022 All About Water Convening will occur through […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: October 21, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: October 21, 2022

This Week: Register for November’s Virtual All About Water Convening; Lead in Eastpointe, MI Drinking Water; Enormous Waves Slam into Iconic Lake Michigan Lighthouses; Energy Company Faces Criminal Charges After Line 3 Aquifer Breach; Interested in Climate Impacts on Water Quality – Sign-up for a Short Course Nov. 1 – […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: October 14, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: October 14, 2022

This Week: Sign up For Our 2022 All About Water Fall Convening: Federal (SRF) Infrastructure Funding Challenges & Opportunities; Clean Water Act Turns 50 On October 18th, 2022; Meet 11 Indigenous Women Standing Up for Water, Land & Climate; Meet One of Our 2021 Freshwater Future Grantees Sign up For […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: October 7, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: October 7, 2022

This Week: Share Your Opinion and Be Entered to Win Gift Cards; Sign up For Our 2022 Fall Convening: SRF Infrastructure Funding Challenges & Opportunities; Clean Water Act Endangered by the U.S. Supreme Court Case-Sackett v. EPA; Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement 50th Anniversary and Public Forum; Drilling Planned for […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: September 30, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: September 30, 2022

This week: Freshwater Future Fall Project Grants Deadline; Share Your Opinion and Be Entered in Our Drawing; Michigan Accepting Grant Applications to Address High Water Infrastructure; The Impacts of Water System Regionalization; Making the Motor City a Solar City Event, Saturday, October 1, 2022 Freshwater Future Fall Project Grants Deadline […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: September 23, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: September 23, 2022

This Week: Freshwater Future Fall Project Grants Deadline Approaching Fast!; Need New Technology? Share Your Opinion and be Entered to Win Gift Cards; Freshwater Future Participated in One Water Summit; Hurricane Fiona Leaves Many Without Electricity or Water  Freshwater Future Fall Project Grants Deadline Approaching Fast! Looking for funds to […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: September 16, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: September 16, 2022

This Week: Freshwater Future Fall Project Grants Deadline Approaching Fast; Polio Found in Wastewater in New York; Need New Technology? Share Your Opinion and be Entered to Win Gift Cards; Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement Public Forum (September 27-29, Niagara Falls, Ontario) Freshwater Future Fall Project Grants Deadline Approaching Fast! […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: September 8, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: September 8, 2022

This Week: The Freshwater 2020-2021 Annual Report is Here!; Fall Project Grant Deadline Approaching; Take Five Minutes to Guide Freshwater Future’s Strategic Planning Process; Speak Out On Drinking Water Issues at Upcoming Public Hearings; Take Action Against 162,000 Acre Land Expansion In Michigan for the National Guard; Jackson, Mississippi Considers […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: September 2, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: September 2, 2022

Lake Erie Celebrated As Part of #WeAreLakeErieDay #WeAreLakeErieDay was trending on social media this week from people sharing their memories and appreciation for Lake Erie. While there is much to celebrate about Lake Erie, the lake also needs our help as it is plagued by harmful algal blooms.  These blooms […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: August 26, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: August 26, 2022

This week: Getting to Know Lake Erie–We Are Lake Erie Day, August 31 + New York Community Adopts Moratorium on Water Extraction + National Guard Requests 162,000 Acre Expansion in Michigan + Freshwater Voices Newsletter – Latest Issue Now Available Online + Share Your Input to Guide Freshwater Future’s Strategic […]

Getting To Know Lake Erie – We Are Lake Erie Day!

Getting To Know Lake Erie – We Are Lake Erie Day!

Lake Erie, the smallest and most biologically diverse Great Lake, has been supporting the physical, economical and spiritual health of people for thousands of years.  The name Lake Erie was derived from the Iroquoian word erielhonan, meaning “long tail.”.  In Anishinaabemowin the lake is called Waabishkiigoo-Gichigami (Neautral’s Sea) or Aanikegamaa-Gichigami (Chain of Lakes Sea).   We are […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: August 19, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: August 19, 2022

This week: Muskegon Heights Water Assistance Victory! + Partnership:  Freshwater Future + Flint Community Lab + More Funds Available for Fall Grants–Is Your Organization Eligible? + Updates on Hexavalent Chromium Spill in the Huron River Muskegon Heights Water Assistance Victory!  This week Muskegon Heights city officials signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to allow residents access to the Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: August 12, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: August 12, 2022

This week: Near Zero Health Advisories for PFAS Chemicals Announced by U.S. EPA + Court Provides Criteria for Citizens to Have a Say in Zoning Decisions + Need Funds for Your Water Work? + More Direct Action Required to Reduce Phosphorus Pollution  Near Zero Health Advisories for PFAS Chemicals Announced by U.S. EPA For decades, […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: August 5, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: August 5, 2022

Sign the Petition Supporting Muskegon Heights, MI Residents’ Access to Federal Water Assistance + New York’s Largest Landfill Seeks to Expand Instead of Close in 2025 – Water Groups Fight Back + Wixom Plant Spills Toxic Hexavalent Chromium into Huron River + Cleveland Plans $2 Million Project to Address Drinking […]

Freshwater Future Weekly: July 29, 2022

Freshwater Future Weekly: July 29, 2022

This week: Meet One of Our Spring Project Grant Recipients: Junction Creek Stewardship Committee + Join us for a Q&A Webinar on Freshwater Future’s grant programs + Ask Your Water Utility to Participate in LIHWAP + Wisconsin Sues 18 Companies Over PFAS Contamination Meet One of Our Spring Project Grant […]