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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

Oakland County Leaders Announce Informational Meeting for Local Elected Officials Regarding Great Lakes Water Authority - 9/15/2014
Experts: Historic flooding is a climate change wake-up call for Michigan - 8/19/2014
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