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11/20/2013WRC to Offer Free Kids' Clean Water Environmental Calendar
11/06/2013Groundbreaking Set for 18.5 Million Perry Street Diversion Project
10/11/2013Great Lakes Restoration Summit - October 18, 2013
10/02/2013WRC Town Hall Meeting on Oil & Gas Drilling and "Fracking"
09/16/2013Water Resources Commissioner to Present Storm Water Summit Lawrence Technological University Friday Oct. 4th, 2013
09/05/2013Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Kicks Off 2014 Kids’ Clean Water Calendar Contest
08/07/2013WRC Town Hall Meeting on Oil & Gas Drilling and "Fracking"
06/18/2013Water resources maintenance staff second to none - Oakland Press Guest Opinion - Jim Nash06/17/2013WRC Town Hall Meeting on Oil & Gas Drilling and "Fracking"
06/13/2013Walled Lake-Novi and Commerce Township Wastewater Treatment Plants Receive Top National Award
06/12/2013Oakland County Water Resources Marks 40th Anniversary of the George W. Kuhn Retention Treatment Basin05/08/2013State should focus on preserving fresh water resources - Oakland Press Guest Opinion - Jim Nash
05/07/2013WRC Town Hall Meeting on Oil & Gas Drilling and "Fracking"
04/17/2013WRC Town Hall Meeting on Oil & Gas Drilling and "Fracking"
04/12/2013Oakland County Opposes Flint and Genesee County’s Plan to Build a Water Intake and Pipeline from Lake Huron
04/08/2013Save the Date - WRC Town Hall Meeting on Oil & Gas Drilling and "Fracking" - Town Hall Meeting Flyer
03/26/2013County needs sustainable regional water and sewer authority - Oakland Press Guest Opinion - Jim Nash
02/20/2013Refinancing Drain Bonds Nets More Than $511,700 in Savings
02/19/2013Town Hall Meeting on Oil & Gas Drilling and "Fracking" - Town Hall Meeting Flyer 02/08/2013Save the Date - WRC Town Hall Meeting on Oil & Gas Drilling and "Fracking"01/17/2013News from the Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner's Office
01/03/2013Commissioner Jim Nash Takes the Helm at the Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner’s Office
WRC Speeches, Commentary and Other News
Fracking in crosshairs - Downtown Publications - 08/30/13Pure Oakland Water tackles fracking - C & G Newspaper - 08/13/13Regional authority may run Detroit Water Department - Interview with Commissioner Nash - Fox 2 News - 08/14/13Hydraulic Fracturing: Is the Fracking Process Safe? - Spinal Column - 08/14/13
New Fracking Rules Could Crack Secrecy - Interview with Commissioner Nash - WDET Radio - 07/25/13
Officials-Oakland communities to save money with new sewage pipeline - Oakland Press 07/12/2013
Hills water, sewer rates to rise - Observer & Eccentric Newspapers - 06/16/2013
Work begins on water authority: Orr plan could save $70M annually - Crain's Detroit Business 06/16/2013Ortonville town hall meeting on fracking weighs energy needs, environmental concerns - Oakland Press - 05/22/2013Keep our water safe from fracking - Oakland Press - 05/20/13
Frac Stack Blowout In Texas Panhandle-Amazing - drillingahead.com - 04/26/13
Fracking, oil drilling a threat to Oakland County lakes, water quality chief says - Detroit Free Press - 04/23/13
Feds Surrender Control of DSWD; Who's In Charge? - Interview with Commissioner Nash on WDET 101.9 FM with Pat Batcheller - 03/28/13
End to Federal Court Oversight of Detroit Water and Sewerage Department: What does it mean? - Interview with Commissioner Nash on WDET 101.9 FM with Craig Fahle - 03/27/13
Birmingham spared cost of sewage project - 03/24/13 - O&E Newspapers
Meet Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash - 03/19/12 - Spinal Column
Oakland County in Motion - GWK Retention Treatment Basin Video - 03/12/13
"Fracking Debate" Comes to Oakland County - Interview with Commissioner Nash on WDET 101.9 FM with Pat Batcheller - 02/13/13
Game Changer - Oakland official hoping to improve regional water system - Detroit Free Press - 02/06/13
Introducing Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash - GreeningDetroit.com - 01/30/13
Michigan's Drain/Water Resources Commissioners - A Legacy of Property and Resource Protection
PBS video report on Detroit Water and Sewerage Department (DWSD) Waste Water Infrastructure