Biosolids Application in Lenawee County and Riga Township
Riga Township hosted an informational meeting for all interested in learning more about Biosolids on January 31, 2017 in the Fire Hall of Riga Township.  Greg Merricle, Biosolids Coordinator from the Michigan DEQ gave a presentation and answered questions from those in attendance. 

Below is information provided by the DEQ including links for the actual powerpoint presentation used at the meeting.

(1) plat maps of all approved Biosolids application sites in Lenawee County as of January 5, 2017  (file too large to upload, request from clerk at

(2) the Part 24 Rules that govern land application of Biosolids in Michigan

(3) the approved Residuals Management Plan for the land application of Detroit WWTP’s Class A, Exceptional Quality Biosolids pellets

(4) General Powerpoint presentation - overview of Biosolids   Part 1     Part 2

(5) Detroit Wastewater Powerpoint Presentation

(6) Michigan DEQ website

(7) Contact Information
Greg Merricle, Biosolids Coordinator
   Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
   Water Resources Division
   P.O. Box 30242
   525 West Allegan Road
   Lansing, Michigan 48909
   Cell: 517-740-2000
   Fax: 517-241-3571

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PO Box 25, Riga, MI 49276

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