Benton Harbor water distribution sites for May 10 - 16

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, May 10

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

Wednesday, May 11

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

Thursday, May 12

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

Saturday, May 14

  • 12 – 2 p.m. – Volunteers from Boys & Girls Club of Benton Harbor

Sunday, May 15

  • 2 – 4 p.m. – Volunteers from Abundant Life C.O.G.I.C.
  • 4 – 6 pm – Volunteers from Brotherhood of All Nations

Monday, May 16

  • 12 – 2 p.m. – Volunteers from Abundant Life C.O.G.I.C.

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

  • Wednesday, May 11, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 12, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Friday, May 13, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Monday, May 16, 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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