Water System Advisory Council

The State of Michigan's 2018 revision to the Lead and Copper Rule (LCR) created both state-level and utility-level water advisory councils. Water suppliers and water systems with more than 50,000 customers are required to create a Community Water Advisory Council. The advisory council will advise the utility on communications related to lead in drinking water as well as other drinking water quality issues. Specifically, the advisory council is mandated to:

The focus of the YCUA Water System Advisory Council (WSAC) includes:
  • Advising and assisting with the creation of materials and plans to educate our community about lead in drinking water.
  • Review public awareness campaign materials provided by the statewide drinking water advisory council.
  • Provide guidance on outreach to property owners whose service lines need replacement.
  • The WSAC will meet at least twice per year even though state guidelines only require annually.
Statewide Drinking Water Advisory Council Activities Update (August 2019)

Is the health and safety of our drinking water important to you? Do you have time to volunteer for a position that will help influence public education and awareness of water consumed by our residents? Do you want to help your community eliminate the presence of lead in our drinking water? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, please see the following Public Notice re: Water System Advisory Council Openings (July 19, 2023).

WSAC Meeting Minutes: