Office of Drain Commissioner

Useful Links

There are many Michigan water and soil resources available online. This page is a collection for general non-storm water-specific links. The Kalamazoo County Drain Office has a National Pollution Discharge Elimination System Permit that is administered by the State of Michigan. Please see our Storm Water Education page for more information about that permit and other storm water programs.

The Michigan Association of County Drain Commissioners

Maps of local storm water systems: drains, basins, storm water sewers; soils, wetlands and many other helpful visual resources.
Soil Maps
  • This website describes soils and the general engineering characteristics associated with them.
    Web Soil Survey
Kalamazoo County Surface Water Levels and Flows
Other Kalamazoo County websites:
  • The Kalamazoo County Environmental Health is a major source of information on water quality including but not limited to Lake and Stream Monitoring, Surface Water Quality, Well Water Quality Search, The Health Effects of the Enbridge Oil Spill, and Information on the Kalamazoo River Oil Spill. Check it out!

State of Michigan Sites:
Federal Websites about Kalamazoo County Water
Weather and Flooding
Send us suggestions with other links you think belong here!

Contact Us

Jason Wiersma
Drain Commissioner

Zeña Vos
Chief 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