EL-Meridian Water/Sewer Authority Board

The East Lansing-Meridian Water/Sewer Authority (ELMWSA) sets policy concerning the management, supervision and control of the water production facilities for East Lansing and Meridian Township. Members are required to have training in fields related to water production and management.

The Authority consists of three members appointed by the Meridian Township Board and three appointed by the City Council who meet monthly.

Recent News

In response to the incident that required a Boil Water Advisory to be issued in early August 2016, the East Lansing Meridian Water and Sewer Authority has filed a report with the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality that outlines preventative steps that will be taken to reduce the likelihood of future emergencies. More info.


  • Meetings take place the third Thursday of each month @ 7:30 a.m.
  • Water Authority Conference Room
    2470 Burcham Dr.
    East Lansing, MI 48823
East Lansing / Meridian Water / Sewer Authority Seal
  • Brad Brogren, Meridian Township
  • James Cleland, East Lansing
    Term expires: 2016
  • Tom Peet, Meridian Township
  • Chuck Peterson, East Lansing
    Term expires: 2015

  • Ray Severy, Meridian Township
  • Scott House, Vice Chair, East Lansing
    Term expires: 2017
  • Derek Perry, Chair, Meridian Township
City Staff
Apply for a Vacancy
Submit a 
Board / Commission Application (PDF) to apply for an appointment to the ELMSWA.