Alert Center

Alert Center allows you to view all alerts and emergencies in your area. If there are alerts or emergencies, they will be listed below by category. To be instantly notified of alerts and emergencies subscribe to Notify Me® or RSS.


1 Alert
March 28, 2020 1:56 PM

City reopening & COVID-19 information - English, ASL, Burmese, Español

Pleases see this web page, and its sub-pages, for community information on the COVID-19 pandemic and response, and current city operations, as we begin a gradual reopening on Monday, June 15.

Transit Announcements

4 Alerts
June 15, 2020 12:40 PM

5W Fort Custer/VA route on slight detour

Our 5W bus route is on a temporary slight detour today.

Heading inbound the bus is unable to service the bus stop located at Carl Terrace and Dickman Road (across from Sam’s Discount Party Store). The bus stops located on Freedom Lane will still be...

Learn More
April 28, 2020 4:18 PM

Transit- Face Masks Required On Buses

Under Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's newest executive order (2020-59), face masks are now required in all enclosed public spaces.

Face covering can be any breathable material covering both the nose and the mouth, such as a homemade mask, scarf, bandana, or...

Learn More
March 27, 2020 1:39 PM

Transit - Temporary Service Change

Starting Saturday, March 28, 2020 service is temporarily suspended for BCGo. This service change will remain in place until further notice.

BCT is still operating our regular bus and Tele-Transit services Monday – Friday from 5:15am until Midnight and...

Learn More
March 22, 2020 1:29 PM

Transit COVID-19 Service Change

To further protect our drivers and passengers, BCT is implementing fare-free trips and asking all passengers to board the bus from the rear door. Passengers using mobility aids, such as wheelchairs or walkers, may continue to board at the front with the...

Learn More

Trash/Recycling/Yard Waste

1 Alert
July 28, 2020 4:47 PM

Waste Management update for July 28, 2020

Waste Management was unable to complete trash pickup for City of Battle Creek Tuesday customers.
If you have Tuesday service, please leave your trash at the curb so WM can return for it on Wednesday.

For missed pickups or other issues/questions, please...

Learn More

Water System Information

3 Alerts
July 30, 2020 11:50 AM

Water main break on South 28th Street

A water main break on South 28th Street has water shut off between Apperson Road and Hupp Road.

Crews are making repairs, and expect to have those completed by around 5 p.m. today.

The streets are open. Please be alert for workers as you travel in this...

Learn More
July 29, 2020 11:03 AM


Hervir su agua antes de usar

Una parte del sistema de agua de la Ciudad de Battle Creek ha sido cerrado por mejoras o reparaciones. Cuando se reduce la presión de un sistema de agua municipal para permitir que se realicen...

Learn More

Latest Update:

July 30, 2020 3:47 PM

ATENCIÓN -- El aviso de agua a terminado. Pueden tomar el agua de nuevo.

July 29, 2020 10:14 AM

Boil Water Advisory (Blackhawk Dr.)

A portion of the City of Battle Creek water system has been shut down for improvements or repairs. Whenever the pressure of a municipal water system is reduced to allow for work to be done on the water...

Learn More

Latest Update:

July 30, 2020 1:44 PM



A portion of the City of Battle Creek water system was advised of the need to boil all tap water used for drinking and cooking. The area involved in this Boil Water Advisory is as follows.

On Blackhawk Dr. between Chalmers Dr. & 24th St S.

The City of Battle Creek has determined it is no longer necessary to use bottled water or boil water before drinking or cooking. Follow-up sampling has confirmed no coliform bacteria are present in the water supply.

For more information, please contact Perry Hart at 269-966-3481 or The City of Battle Creek Verona Pumping Station at 269-966-3493.

General guidelines on ways to lessen the risk of infection by microbes are available from the EPA Safe Drinking Water Hotline at 1-800-426-4791.