Benton Harbor water distribution sites for April 12 - 18

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. -- Free bottled water is being provided by the state as residents are encouraged to use bottled water for drinking, cooking, brushing teeth, rinsing foods, and mixing powdered baby formula.

Homebound residents without transportation can contact 211, which is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

If you cannot call 211, call 844-875-9211.

Bottled water pickup will take place at Benton Harbor High School, located at 870 Colfax Avenue.

The schedule for bottled water pickup is:

Tuesday, April 12

  • 12 – 2 p.m. – Volunteers from Abundant Life C.O.G.I.C.
  • 4 – 6 p.m. – Volunteers from Ebenezer Baptist Church

Wednesday, April 13

  • 12 – 2 p.m. – Volunteers from Purpose Church Ministries
  • 4 – 6 p.m. – Volunteers from Purpose Church Ministries

Thursday, April 14

  • 12 - 2 p.m. - Volunteers from Ebenezer Baptist Church
  • 4 – 6 p.m. – Volunteers from Brotherhood of All Nations

Saturday, April 16

  • 2 – 4 p.m. – Volunteers from New Covenant Community Baptist Church

Sunday, April 17

  • 2 – 4 p.m. – Volunteers from Abundant Life C.O.G.I.C.

Monday, April 18

  • 12 – 2 p.m. – Volunteers from Abundant Life C.O.G.I.C.
  • 4 – 6 p.m. – Volunteers from New Covenant Community Baptist Church

Southwest Community Action Agency, 331 Miller Street, will host self-serve water pickup as follows:

  • Wednesday, April 13, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 14, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Friday, April 8, 15 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Monday, April 18, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

The Berrien County Health Department also has certified filters available to residents free of charge. 

Additional dates and locations for bottled water pick up will be added to make sure community needs are met. Visit the state website for additional information.

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