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March 28, 2020 1:56 PM

City 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

3 Alerts
September 7, 2021 7:59 PM

Battle Creek Transit - Power Outage

BCT Administrative Office is currently without power. As of right now we do not have a restoration time, but we can expect this outage to last through tomorrow.

Buses, Tele-Transit and BCGo will continue to operate as normal. Due to the power outage,...

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April 22, 2021 2:59 PM

Detour - Columbia / Territorial Route

EFFECTIVE - Monday, August 16, 2021
Detour for Columbia / Territorial Route 2W is cancelled.
Columbia/Territorial Route 2W will resume regular operating schedule.

Due to...

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Latest Update:

August 13, 2021 5:00 PM

EFFECTIVE - Monday, August 16, 2021

Detour for Columbia / Territorial Route 2W is cancelled. 

Columbia/Territorial Route 2W will resume regular operating schedule. 

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...

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Trash/Recycling/Yard Waste

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Water System Information

2 Alerts
September 15, 2021 11:03 AM

Water main replacement beginning Thursday

City contractors will be replacing a water main at the intersection of Foster Avenue and Wentworth Avenue that requires temporary water shutoffs and a road closure beginning Thursday, Sep. 16.

This work will require temporary water shutoffs from 8 a.m....

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September 15, 2021 7:10 AM

Boil Water Advisory Wentworth Ave.

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...

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Latest Update:

September 18, 2021 8:56 AM





On  September 16th, 2021 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 Wentworth Ave. between Foster Ave. & Capital Ave SW

On Foster Ave, between Iroquois Ave. & Orleans Ave.

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.