Water Quality

We are committed to safe, high-quality water supplies on campus.

Learn more about our initiatives 


red cedar river with leaves




We work closely with other MSU units to protect campus water sources.

Learn more about watershed protection at MSU

Red Cedar River





Red Cedar River Corridor

We maintain the beauty and health of the Red Cedar River.

Red Cedar River




Water Conversion

We convert water into steam to help power MSU's campus.

Learn about the process 

steam from power plant




Campus flood sensor data

MSU's campus has a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration river gauge installed to monitor the level of the Red Cedar River in East Lansing. University staff use this data to make decisions when precautionary measures need to be taken near flood conditions.

Photo from February 2018 flooding of Red Cedar River on campus