Muskegon Lake HUC 4060102100040

Acute Toxicity Assessment of Muskegon Co. WWMS Metro WWTP Outfall 101 Effluent
2001 - (MDEQ)

Acute Toxicity Assessment of Nor-Am Chemical Co. Outfall 001 Effluent

Acute Toxicity Assessment of West Michigan Steel Foundry Outfall 001 Effluent
1991 - (MDEQ)

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

Biological and Sediment Contaminant Surveys of Ruddiman Creek and Unnamed Tributary
1990 - (MDEQ)

Biological and Sediment Contaminant Surveys of Ryerson Creek
1989 - (MDEQ)

Biological Survey of the Middle Muskegon River Watershed
2005 (MDEQ) conducted to identify nonpoint sources of water quality impairment, and assess the current status and condition of water bodies

Chronic Toxicity Assessment of Muskegon CO-WWMS Metro WWTP Outfalls
1998 - chronic ceriodaphnia dubia toxicity evaluations on this site from September 12-18, 1997 and November 14-20, 1997.

City of Muskegon Master Land Use Plan
(City of Muskegon)

Demographic, health status and health indicators for Muskegon County

Environmental Focus Group Report
(Muskegon County Health Dept) - documents citizen input concerning personal environmental health perspectives and priorities.

Final Phase I Environmental Site Assessment – Ruddiman Creek, Muskegon, MI

General Land Office Plats – Muskegon Co.
(MDNR) - 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.

Great Lakes Areas of Concern
(EPA) - 43 areas of concern (AOC) have been identified and are included on this website, including Muskegon Lake.

Health Risks Associated with Exposure to Contaminated Sediments – Ruddiman Creek
(MDPH) - human health risk associated with exposure to contaminated sediments in Ruddiman Creek Watershed.

Hydraulic Characteristics of an Underdrained Irrigation Circle, Muskegon Co. Waste Water Disposal System, 1981
(USGS) - abstract concerning the hydraulic characteristics in Muskegon Co.

Hydrologic Study of the Ryerson Creek Watershed
(MDEQ) - goal is to better understand Ryerson Creek Watershed's hydrology and the impact of development to address and improve water quality.

Lower Muskegon River Preliminary Habitat Assessment
(GVSU) 2000

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

Model Analysis of the Impact on Groundwater Conditions of the Muskegon County Wastewater Disposal System
(USGS) - abstract on the model analysis of the impact on groundwater conditions of this facility

Muskegon County Community Profiles
(Muskegon Co. Health Dept) - population, culture, socioeconomic status, etc.

Muskegon County Resource Plan
(Muskegon Co. Steering Com) - resources, prioritized county problems and concerns and implementation strategies.

Muskegon Lake & Estuary Project Presentation
Gale Nobes's presentation at the State of the Lake Conference 2003 about the Muskegon Lake & Estuary (Wild Rice) Project.

Muskegon Lake RAP Project Fact Sheet
(MDEQ) - outlines overall goals of this project to fulfill the Muskegon Lake AOC's RAP recommendations.

Muskegon Lake Watershed Management Plan
(Fishbeck, Thompson, Carr & Huber) - description of Watershed characteristics, pollutants and recommendations for treatment, prevention and reduction of pollution.

Muskegon River Area of Concern Watershed Project – Special Issue
(Muskegon Conservation Dist) - newsletter outlining projects at sites in Muskegon, Newaygo and Mecosta Counties.

Muskegon River Area of Concern Watershed Project – Special Issue, August 2004
The Muskegon River Area of Concern Watershed Project addressed a number of sites along the "Mighty" Muskegon River including restoration projects at: Elm Street, Henning Park, Heritage Landing, Jerry Arends, and Mitchell Creek.

Muskegon River Fisheries Management Summaries by Richard P. O’Neal

Ordinances – City of North Muskegon

Preliminary Investigation of the Extent of Sediment Contamination in Muskegon Lake
(Rediske, Thompson, Schelske, Gabrosek, Nalepa, & Peaslee)

Results of a Biological Survey of Muskegon Lake in the Vicinity of the Central Paper Company
Results of a Biological Survey of Muskegon Lake in the Vicinity of the Central Paper Company September 15, 1954 Eugene W. Surber

Ruddiman Creek (Muskegon, MI)
Phase II Site Investigation Report.

Ruddiman Creek Fact Sheet
(Muskegon Conservation District) facts about Ruddiman Creek in Muskegon, how it was polluted, and what has been accomplished.

Ruddiman Creek Presentation

Ruddiman Creek/Pond Dredging Project Will Remove Contaminants
(EPA) - fact sheet about the Ruddiman Creek and Pond cleanup.

Ruddiman Creek/Pond Updated Presentation
(EPA) - presentation with pictures and explanation of some of the cleanup in Ruddiman Creek.

Sanitary Regulations for Muskegon County
(Muskegon Co. Health Dept.) - provide a means for safeguarding the environment necessary for the health and welfare of Muskegon County residents.