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BWL to Celebrate 26th Annual Adopt A River on Saturday

5/10/2019 12:15:00 PM

The Lansing Board of Water & Light and Impression 5 Science Center will celebrate the 26th annual Adopt A River event tomorrow, Saturday, May 11 at Impression 5 Science Center, 200 Museum Drive in Lansing. This year’s event theme will celebrate “Power to the Pollinators.” Hundreds of volunteers will come to help make Lansing even more beautiful by cleaning up the Grand and Red Cedar rivers along the 10.2 mile Lansing River Trail and planting native pollinators. Admission to Impression 5 Science Center is free on Saturday to those who register and participate in the clean-up. This year’s kid-friendly environmental fair will showcase exhibitors including Potter Park Zoo, Fenner Nature Center, the BWL’s Peregrine Falcon Program and many more. In addition, free native trees and shrubs will be given away, as well as a potting station for kids to plant flowers for Mother’s Day. This year’s schedule for Adopt A River is as follows: * 9am Registration opens * 9am–12pm Clean-up * 11am–1pm Lunch * 11am–4pm Environmental Fair Since Adopt A River’s inception, volunteers have cleared literally tons of litter and the program has earned statewide awards for river stewardship. It has also served as a model for similar river-awareness programs in Michigan. For more information or to pre-register, go to www.impression5.org. ...

East Lansing Solar Park Becomes Operational

1/25/2019 10:10:00 AM

The Lansing Board of Water & Light, in partnership with Michigan Energy Options and Pivot Energy, celebrated the opening of East Lansing Solar Park today, located on Burcham Dr. in East Lansing. ...

Careers in Energy Week Puts the Focus on Attracting Talent to Job Opportunities in Michigan

10/11/2018 2:10:00 PM

Oct. 11, 2018 – JACKSON, MI -- DTE Energy, Consumers Energy, the Lansing Board of Water & Light (BWL) and all members of the Michigan Energy Workforce Development Consortium (MEWDC) are taking steps to attract the next generation of talent, using Careers in Energy Week, Oct. 15-19, to let Michigan students and adults know about professional opportunities in the energy industry all over the state....

BWL’s 23rd annual Chili Cook-off to be held Friday

10/10/2018 10:55:00 AM

The Lansing Board of Water & Light’s 23rd annual Chili Cook-off, presented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 665 and the National Electrical Contractors Association Lansing Division, is traveling “Around the World” and within the City of Lansing! This Friday’s family-fun event is headed to Cooley Law School Stadium, home of the Lansing Lugnuts, for the first time. ...

BWL Warns of Phone Scams

9/7/2018 7:10:00 AM

The Lansing Board of Water & Light has received several reports of scam calls threatening customers with loss of service if they do not make a utility payment over the phone. ...

Boil Water Advisory Lifted for 13 BWL Customers

8/27/2018 10:30:00 AM

The boil water notice has been lifted for 13 Lansing Board of Water & Light customers on W. Mt. Hope Ave. between Pattengill Ave. and S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. after weekend testing came back negative for any harmful bacteria....

13 BWL Customers Without Water Due to Water Main Accident

8/27/2018 9:00:00 AM

Lansing, MICH (Friday, Aug. 24) - The Lansing Board of Water & Light has shut off water to 13 customers on W. Mt. Hope Ave. between Pattengill Ave. and S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. after a non-BWL contract crew damaged a water main....

BWL to Band Baby Peregrine Falcon Chick

6/25/2018 4:10:00 PM

The Lansing Board of Water & Light, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Potter Park Zoo and Michigan State University, will band the new baby peregrine falcon chick on Tuesday, June 26 at 10am....

BWL Announces Central Substation Mural Artist Team

5/24/2018 4:40:00 PM

Artists to Create and Install Three Solar-Powered Metal MuralsMay 24, 2018 -- Lansing, Michigan – The Arts Council of Greater Lansing and the Lansing Board of Water & Light (BWL) are excited to announce the creative team chosen for the BWL Central Substation murals. Nearly 20 applications were received in response to a request for proposals (RFP), with “City Rhythm,” proposed by the Lansing-based Michigan Imagery team, chosen as the most innovative proposal.  ...

BWL Travels with 2018 Chili Cook-off

2/1/2018 12:35:00 PM

SAVE THE DATE! The Lansing Board of Water & Light’s Chili Cook-off is ready to travel around the world and within the City of Lansing! The 23rd annual event, presented by LU665 the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Lansing Division and National Electrical Contractors Association, will be held on Friday, October 12 and will change locations from Adado Riverfront Park to Cooley Law School Stadium, the home of the Lansing Lugnuts. ...

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