Benton Harbor water distribution sites for May 3 - 9

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 3

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

Wednesday, May 4

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

Thursday, May 5

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

Saturday, May 7

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

Sunday, May 8

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

Monday, May 9

  • 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 4, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 5, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Friday, May 6, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Monday, May 9, 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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