On May 18th, 2020 the Lakewood Wastewater Authority experienced a sewage overflow into a creek that empties into Jordan Lake. Water testing performed by the Authority on May 19th revealed high levels of E. coli in the creek and in Jordan Lake.
At this time the Ionia County Health Department is recommending NO BODY CONTACT for Jordan Lake. Additional testing will be conducted by the Wastewater Authority until E. coli levels return to normal.
Questions regarding the details of the overflow should be directed to the Lakewood Wastewater Authority at (616) 374-3264.
Questions regarding the Public Health Advisory should be directed to the Ionia County Health Department.