Do you find the health, safety, and welfare of our drinking water important to you? Do you have time to volunteer for a position that will help influence the public education and awareness of drinking water consumed by Bay County residents? Do you want to help your community in the effort to eliminate the presence of lead in the drinking water? If you answered yes to any of these questions you’ll want to continue reading.
The Bay County Road Commission Board has established the Water System Advisory Council (WSAC) as required by the State of Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) with recent changes to the Michigan Safe Drinking Water Act, 1976 PA 399. The WSAC will consist of five (5) members, all of which are appointed to the Council by the Board. One position of the five is required to be that of a local resident that is a consumer of our water system and has an interest in the health, safety, and welfare of our drinking water. This position cannot be filled with a person that works in the industry within our service area. Additionally, this position cannot be held by a person that is affiliated with a corporation that is associated with our industry, governmental or otherwise.