Sewer Maintenance

The Sewer Department is responsible for maintaining approximately 350 miles of sanitary, storm, combined and 6600 catch basins. Call 989-894-8340 for sewer related information.

Department Functions


Our department performs the following:
  • Repair and installation of storm, sanitary, catch basins, manholes and combined sewers.
  • Flushing storm and sanitary sewers
  • Opening plugged catch basins that cause street flooding
  • Digging and repairing sewers at cave-in sites
  • Video inspection of the sewer and storm mains
  • Locating taps for contractors and home owners
  • Dye testing to confirm problems or tap locations
  • Responding to home owner complaints 24/7
  • Marking underground sewers for Miss Dig

Sewer Problems


Homeowners are encouraged to call 989-894-8340 before calling a plumber for sewer problems. This service is provided 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.