Public Works Water and Sewer FAQ's
The water comes from the Detroit River. All the water is purchased from the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA).
Yes. In 1999, the Township began publishing a Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) which provides information on the chemicals in your water, testing of the water and other useful information. It is published on the website and notice of availability is mailed to each user. Copies are available in the DPW Department. Call 734-354-3270 to have a copy mailed to you.
We have the utility records and can let you know if it is available and what the hook up costs will be.
Water bubbling up or running on the property or in a ditch could be from natural drainage, water main break, water service break, sump pump, lawn sprinkler system, field tile, storm drain, septic system, leaky gate valve, leaky fire hydrant, or other reasons. Please call and we will check the situation out.
Please call the office. We can check your pressure at your home or business. We can provide information on how to resolve the situation.
Please call the office. We will send someone to investigate the situation.
Yes, if the utilities are within 200 feet of the new home.
These are issued by the Wayne County Department of Public Health - Environmental Health Division.
They can be reached by calling (734) 727-7400.
Yes, but there must be a physical separation between the private and public systems.
At the present time, Plymouth Township does not allow separate water meters.
Please call the office to find out if your road is included in our program and when the chloride application is scheduled.
Sump pump questions should be directed to the Township Building Department by calling (734) 354-3210.
For other Public Works Department information not found here, please visit the Public Works Department section of the website.