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Press Releases 

The following press releases were made available from our office.  Please contact the main office at 248-858-0958 for more information.

07/03/2014
Farmington Hills Water Safe - No Contamination Due to Mercury Find

06/09/2014
Art-Fish-Fun Family Festival in Beaudette Park in Pontiac on Saturday, June 14, 2014, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

05/22/2014
WRC Town Hall Meeting in Novi, MI on Oil & Gas Drilling and "Fracking"

02/07/2014
Water Resources Commissioner Assures Customers After Break-in

12/09/2013
WRC to Recognize 2014 Kids’ Clean Water Calendar Contest Winners

11/20/2013
WRC to Offer Free Kids' Clean Water Environmental Calendar

11/06/2013
Groundbreaking Set for 18.5 Million Perry Street Diversion Project

10/11/2013
Great Lakes Restoration Summit - October 18, 2013

10/02/2013
WRC Town Hall Meeting on Oil & Gas Drilling and "Fracking"

09/16/2013
Water Resources Commissioner to Present Storm Water Summit Lawrence Technological University Friday Oct. 4th, 2013

09/05/2013
Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Kicks Off 2014 Kids’ Clean Water Calendar Contest

08/07/2013
WRC Town Hall Meeting on Oil & Gas Drilling and "Fracking"

06/18/2013
Water resources maintenance staff second to none - Oakland Press Guest Opinion - Jim Nash

06/17/2013
WRC Town Hall Meeting on Oil & Gas Drilling and "Fracking"

06/13/2013
Walled Lake-Novi and Commerce Township Wastewater Treatment Plants Receive Top National Award

06/12/2013
Oakland County Water Resources Marks 40th Anniversary of the George W. Kuhn Retention Treatment Basin

05/08/2013
State should focus on preserving fresh water resources - Oakland Press Guest Opinion - Jim Nash

05/07/2013
WRC Town Hall Meeting on Oil & Gas Drilling and "Fracking"

04/17/2013
WRC Town Hall Meeting on Oil & Gas Drilling and "Fracking"

04/12/2013
Oakland County Opposes Flint and Genesee County’s Plan to Build a Water Intake and Pipeline from Lake Huron

04/08/2013
Save the Date - WRC Town Hall Meeting on Oil & Gas Drilling and "Fracking" - Town Hall Meeting Flyer

03/26/2013
County needs sustainable regional water and sewer authority - Oakland Press Guest Opinion - Jim Nash

02/20/2013
Refinancing Drain Bonds Nets More Than $511,700 in Savings

01/17/2013
News from the Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner's Office

01/03/2013
Commissioner 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 - 08/30/13
Pure Oakland Water tackles fracking - C & G Newspaper - 08/13/13
Regional authority may run Detroit Water Department - Interview with Commissioner Nash - Fox 2 News - 08/14/13
Hydraulic 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 06/16/2013

Ortonville town hall meeting on fracking weighs energy needs, environmental concerns - Oakland Press - 05/22/2013
Keep 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 

PBS video report on Detroit Water and Sewerage Department (DWSD) Waste Water Infrastructure