EL-Meridian Water/Sewer Authority Board

Please view the City of East Lansing's Electronic Public Meeting Notices Webpage to view public meeting notices and agendas for upcoming electronic meetings.

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 @ 11 a.m.
  • Water Authority Conference Room
    2470 Burcham Dr.
    East Lansing, MI 48823
East Lansing / Meridian Water / Sewer Authority Seal

East Lansing-Meridian Water and Sewer Authority Annual Business Meeting

Meeting Date: Wednesday, July 21
Meeting Time: 12 p.m.
Meeting LocationThe meeting will be held in-person at the Water Conditioning Plant at 2470 Burcham Drive. 

View the Annual Business Meeting invitation (PDF)
View the Annual Business Meeting Agenda (PDF)


  • Brad Brogren, Meridian Township
  • Jim Cleland, East Lansing
    Term expires: 2021
  • James Ecklund, Meridian Township
  • Charles Peterson, East Lansing
    Term expires: 2021

  • Scott House, Chair, East Lansing
    Term expires: 2023
  • Derek Perry, Vice Chair, Meridian Township

City Staff

Apply for a Vacancy

Submit a 
Board / Commission Application to apply for an appointment to the ELMSWA.