Clean Water Summit at the Rochester Hills Public Library

The Rochester Hills Public Library welcomes Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash for a Clean Water Summit on Thursday, October 25. Nash will discuss Oakland County’s aging water infrastructure, new projects being done county-wide, and tips to protect your own water systems. Rochester Hills has had its fair share of water advisories this year. There have been several on-and-off boil water advisories issued in northwest Rochester Hills due to a loss of water pressure, as a … [Read more...]

Imagine a Day Without Water National Day

Water Infrastructure 101- “What You Need to Know Below and Beyond” Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner (WRC) Jim Nash resumes year-long series of Water Infrastructure 101-“What You Need to Know Below and Beyond” discussions. During the months of September, October and November, Commissioner Nash will engage the public on array of issues relating to water infrastructure. Library Discussion Series will Highlight the Fourth Annual Imagine a Day Without Water National Day The new … [Read more...]

Boil Water Warning Lifted for Rochester Hills, Remains for Troy, What you Need to Know

According to the GLWA Water Quality Division, the water testing results returned appropriate chlorine levels and no bacteria was evident. The Boil Water Advisory is lifted for Rochester Hills, but continues for residents of Troy. The incident began when a large water main broke on South Boulevard west of Dequindre. The cause of the break is still being investigated. The water main is owned and operated by the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA). What do you need to know during and after a … [Read more...]

Dear Mr. Orr: Oakland County pens response to DWSD situation

On Monday, The Detroit News ran the article, Oakland County calls Orr's criticism of water authority stalemate 'desperate attempt to justify your deeply flawed proposal.' However, Oakland County officials had submitted a seven-page letter and other documents to The Detroit News as part of the county's ongoing issue with the Detroit Water & Sewer Department's (DWSD) proposal that began months ago. Rochester Media has included the letter, written by Chief Deputy, County Executive Gerald D. … [Read more...]