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Benton Harbor residents: Pick up bottled water at these locations (Jan. 8–14)

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Posted at 3:27 PM, Jan 07, 2022

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. — The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has released the latest schedule for bottled-water distribution in the city of Benton Harbor.

This comes as the city continues to experience high lead levels in its service lines.

READ MORE: Benton Harbor urged to use bottled water due to lead risk

Residents may pick up bottled water at the following times and locations, according to the MDHHS:

Saturday, Jan. 8:

  • 12–2 p.m.: Volunteers from Boys & Girls Club of Benton Harbor
  • 2–4 p.m.: Volunteers from New Covenant Community Baptist Church
  • 4–6 p.m.: Volunteers from Harbor of Hope Seventh-Day Adventist Church

Sunday, Jan. 9:

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

Monday, Jan. 10:

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

Tuesday, Jan. 11:

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

Wednesday, Jan. 12:

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

Thursday, Jan. 13:

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

Self-service pickup is scheduled to take place at the following times at Southwest Community Action Agency (331 Miller Street):

  • Monday, Jan. 10: 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Jan. 11: 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
  • Thursday, Jan. 13: 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
  • Friday, Jan. 14: 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

Volunteers have received donated snacks, coffee, hand warmers and more from Meridian as they continue to hand out bottled water to residents amid cold temperatures, MDHHS says.

READ MORE: State of Michigan pledges 'all-hands-on-deck' approach to clean, safe drinking water in Benton Harbor

Water resources for Benton Harbor by WXMI on Scribd

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