Mecosta County: Mecosta County

Acute Toxicity Assessment of Big Rapids Wastewater Treatment Plant Outfall 001 Effluent
1998 - a daphnia magna acute toxicity test on a grab sample of the wastewater effluent from March 25-27, 1998.

Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service
(NOAA) - hydrographs containing flow information

Archived Superfund Sites
(EPA) - Listing of archived superfund sites by Michigan County.

Big Rapids Dam Removal Booklet
a booklet explaining the story of the Big Rapids dam removal project in Big Rapids, MI

Big Rapids Riverwalk: An Environmental Assessment
an environmental assessment by FSU students about the Riverwalk Project.

Biological Survey of the Little Muskegon River and Selected Tributaries of Mecosta and Montcalm Counties
1997 - part of the nonpoint surveillance activities by the staff of GLEAS.

Environmental Analysis of Well Water in Mecosta County: A Comprehensive and Integrated Approach
(GVSU) - a GIS database of groundwater information in Mecosta County.

General Land Office Plats – Mecosta Co.
plat maps derived from original surveyor notes of the State of Michigan conducted in early to mid 1800s. You can click on each specific township for local information.

Hydrogeologic Assessment Report for Sanctuary Springs Site (entire report)
four volumes containing the hydrogeologic assessment report for Sanctuary Springs, Mecosta County - Perrier Group

Hydrogeologic Assessment Report for Sanctuary Springs Site (executive summary)
four volumes containing the hydrogeologic assessment report for Sanctuary Springs, Mecosta County - Perrier Group

Mecosta County Resource Plan
concerns to be addressed, inventory and evaluation, pollutants and implementation strategies.

Michigan Lake Finder
database of Michigan lakes by name, county or fish species. Also, gives depth, acreage and fish species of each lake.

Physical and Biological Study of Land to be used as a Proposed Nature Area
(Schneidt, R.) - study in Mitchell Creek Watershed nature area.

Slow and Steady Defines Dam Sediment Management Plan
short article about the Big Rapids Dam Removal.

Wetland Inventories
(MDEQ) - wetland inventory maps for each county show potential locations of wetlands based on statewide aerial maps.

What’s Facing U.S. Dams
current issues and changing protocol about dams including the Big Rapids dam removal.