Water Quality Report

The latest Water Quality Report for Michigan State University was published in June 2020, covering 2019 samples.

MSU closely monitors the source water and the treated drinking water to ensure a high level of quality and safety is maintained. After being drawn from groundwater wells on south campus and then treated, the water is pumped to most buildings on campus through a network of about 74 miles of water mains.

The report also details the water treatment facility and water tower that is under construction and how they will improve water quality and infrastructure on campus. Once the facility goes online, noticeable water quality improvements may take time to work through the campuswide system and in each building's system.  

2019 Water Quality Report (PDF)

2018 Water Quality Report (PDF)

2017 Water Quality Report (PDF)

2016 Water Quality Report (PDF)



View a map of campus water systems

1855 Place, Jack Breslin Student Events Center, Brody Neighborhood, University Village and the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center are supplied by the East Lansing-Meridian Water and Sewer Authority. For more information, please see the East Lansing-Meridian Water and Sewer Authority water quality report.

Facilities along the southwest border of campus at Forest and Collins roads, including The James B. Henry Center for Executive Development, are supplied by the Lansing Board of Water and Light. For more information, please see the Lansing Board of Water and Light water quality report.

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