Protect Your Water

The Village of Vicksburg is committed to providing a safe water system.  Click on the links below for further information and learn how you can Protect Your Water.

Master *Rain* Gardener Course

A partnership between Kalamazoo Valley Community College, the Nature Center, and the Kalamazoo River Watershed Council, this course is an in-depth and in-person class that will teach you everything needed to create a living rain garden at your home or place of work.  The class will lead you through all phases, from locating and designing to planting and maintaining a beautiful and functional rain garden. 

Dates:  Thursday evenings, 9/6 – 10/4/2018

Time:  5:30 – 7:30 PM

Location:  KVCC Food Innovation Center

Registration Fee:  $45 (discounted, reg. price $125)


 Kanoe the Kazoo 2018

An annual event since 2003, Kanoe the Kazoo and its many hosts work together to offer guided paddle trips along the Kalamazoo River, tributary streams, and local inland lakes to area citizens.  Our mission is to introduce residents and visitors to the beauty and recreational opportunities in our own backyard.  This year we are excited to announce many fun and unique paddle trips from June – September.

See website for full schedule:

Household Hazardous Waste Newsletters

3Q 2017 HHW Reporter

The More You Know…

Abandoned Wells (How to Identify and What To Do):  Abandoned Wells

A Citizen’s Guide to Auto & Boat Care:  A Citizen Guide for Boat and Auto Care

A Citizen’s Guide to Native Landscaping:  A Citizen Guide for Native Landscaping

A Citizen’s Guide to Cold Weather Practices A Citizen Guide for Cold Weather Practices

A Citizen’s Guide to Stormwater A Citizen Guide to Stormwater

Consumer Confidence Drinking Water Quality Report:  CCR 2013; CCR2014; CCR 2015

Household Hazardous Waste:  Citizens Guide to Household Hazardous Waste

Household Hazardous Waste (How to Dispose of Items):  Dispose of Household Waste – Updated October 2014

Illicit Discharge Educational Information:  KzoWater Illicit Discharge Brochure 2013

Storm Water Pollution Prevention Initiative:  Storm Water Prevention Initiative Final Report August 2012

Wellhead Protection Program Plan:  2012-09 Vicksburg Wellhead Protection Plan

Wellhead Protection Area Map: Vicksburg Wellhead Protection Maps-2017

Wellhead Protection 2017-2018 Program

2017 – 2018 – 1st Quarter Report – Vicksburg WHPP

2017 – 2018 – 2nd Quarter Report – Vicksburg WHPP

2017 – 2018 – 3rd Quarter Report – Vicksburg WHPP

2017 – 2018 – 4th Quarter Report – Vicksburg WHPP

2017-2018 Village of Vicksburg Annual Report

Wellhead Protection 2016-2017 Program

2016 – 2017 – 1st Quarter Report – Vicksburg WHPP

2016 – 2017 – 2nd Quarter Report – Vicksburg WHPP

2016-2017 – 3rd Quarter Report – Vicksburg WHPP

2016-2017 – 4th Quarter Report – Vicksburg WHPP

2016-2017 Village of Vicksburg Annual Report

Wellhead Protection 2015-2016 Program






Wellhead Protection 2014-2015 Program:

2014-2015 WHPP 1st Qtr Report

2014-2015 WHPP 2nd Qtr Report

2014-2015 WHPP 3rd Qtr Report

4th Quarter Report – WHPP

2014-2015 WHPP Annual Report – Vicksburg

Wellhead Protection 2013-2014 Program:

2013-2014 WHPP 1st Qtr Report

2013-2014 WHPP 2nd Qtr Report

2013 -2014 WHPP 3rd Qtr Report

2013-2014 WHPP 4th Qtr Report

2013-2014 WHPP Annual Report – Vicksbur

Drinking Water Quality Reports

2017 Drinking Water Quality Report

2016 Drinking Water Quality Report

2015 Drinking Water Quality Report

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