Office of Drain Commissioner

Welcome to the Kalamazoo County Drain Commissioner’s Office.

Our Mission is to provide for the health, safety and welfare of Kalamazoo County citizens, the protection of surface waters and the environment, and to promote the long-term environmental sustainability of Kalamazoo County by providing storm water management, flood control, soil erosion controls and education.

Kalamazoo Stormwater Working Group


Rain Barrel Sale

For more information click here.

Free Scrap Tire Recycling

The Kalamazoo Conservation District is excited to be offering four FREE scrap tire recycling events for Kalamazoo County residents!  The tires that are collected will be recycled and used in roads, driveways, trails, and a variety of other products.

Appointments are required and can be made by completing this form. Kalamazoo County residents can sign up for any of the events and must provide proof of county residency. Only passenger tires with rims removed will be collected and no businesses are allowed to participate. Additional details and restrictions are provided on our website and on the sign-up form.

There are four event dates and locations:

  • Thursday June 16, 2022: 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm at the City of Kalamazoo parking lot located at 322 Stockbridge Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
  • Wednesday June 29, 2022: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm at the Comstock Township Transfer Station located at 6604 East Main St., Comstock, MI 49048
  • Thursday July 21, 2022: 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm at the Richland Township Office located at 7401 N. 32nd St., Richland, MI 49083
  • Tuesday July 26, 2022: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm at Swan Park located at 50 East VW Ave., Vicksburg, MI 49097

Also, if you haven't had a chance to complete our Resource Needs Assessment Survey, please follow this link ,


If you have any questions, please call the Kalamazoo Conservation District office at 269-775-3368.

Contact Us

Jason Wiersma
Drain Commissioner

Zeña Vos
Deputy Drain Commissioner


Physical Address
201 West Kalamazoo Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Phone: 269-384-8117

Office Hours
8:00am - 4:00pm
Monday - Friday

Closed on Holidays