Water Quality
  • Protecting Michigan's Water

    EGLE ensures Michigan's water resources remain clean and abundant by establishing water quality standards, overseeing public water supplies, regulating the discharge of industrial and municipal wastewaters, monitoring water quality and the health of aquatic communities, developing policy, and fostering stewardship. Water-related program staff provide for the protection, restoration and conservation of Michigan's Great Lakes, inland lakes and streams, wetlands, and groundwater.

  • Michigan's Water Strategy
  • Michigan Surface Water Programs
  • Nutrient Framework to Reduce Phosphorus and Nitrogen Pollution
  • Banner for celebrating Michigan Water and Wastewater Professionals Week December 13 thru 19, 2021.

Great Lakes

Drinking Water

Lakes & Streams



Water Permits