Reeds Lake Monitoring

The city conducts water sampling and analysis of the water quality of Reeds Lake biennially. The samples are taken both in the winter and summer seasons at various locations and depths of the lake. The results are reviewed by an Environmental Scientist to evaluate the lake’s condition.

Reeds Lake Treatment

The city continually monitors and treats Reeds Lake to control algae and the spread of Eurasian watermilfoil, curly pondweed, and purple loosestrife.

Flood Plain Map

Flood Plain maps are available from the Federal Emergency Management Association's website, or can be viewed the in the Public Works Department office 8 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday.

Lower Grand River Organization of Watersheds (LGROW)
The City of East Grand Rapids is a partner with LGROW.  Educational and best practice information is available at www.lgrow.org

Additional Resources:
LGROW Landscaping Brochure
How to Report Water Pollution

More Information

Detailed information concerning these programs is available by contacting the Public Works Department.

Recycling and Hazardous Waste Disposal

For information on recycling and hazardous waste disposal in Kent County, please visit: www.recyclekent.org