City of Three Rivers - Filter Distribution
Friday August 4, 2023 - Thursday August 31, 2023
Upcoming Community Distribution Events
Filter distribution is available Monday - Friday at the following locations:
BHSJ CHA, 1110 Hill Street, Three Rivers, 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Department of Public Services, 1015 S. Lincoln Ave., Three Rivers 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
To receive a free filter you must be a resident of the City, on the City’s water system and have one of the following eligibility criteria:
- Have a child living in the home, who is under the age of 18
- Have a child frequently visiting your home, who is under the age of 18
- Have a pregnant person living in the home
And meet one of the following eligibility criteria:
- A recipient of Medicaid or WIC services
- You attest that you cannot afford to purchase a filter at a store
Bring a driver’s license or photo ID to confirm that you live in the city.
If you have no license or photo ID, please bring a copy of your city water bill.
Filters will be distributed 1 per household. Houses that have multiple units will be provided 1 filter per apartment unit.
You will receive either a PUR filter that attaches to the end of your standard kitchen faucet, or if you have a spray nozzle at the end of your kitchen faucet, you will receive a BRITA filtering water pitcher.
After the initial filter distribution, residents who receive a filter from the Department of Public Services or the Health Agency will need a new cartridge for the filter in six months. After receiving the first replacement cartridge, it is estimated that residents will need replacement cartridges, roughly every 4 months afterward.
Additional information regarding lead, using your filter, and the health effects of lead is available at www.bhsj.org or https://www.michigan.gov/mileadsafe. Your can also call our offices at 269-273-2161 and use option 9 to speak with someone on our staff.