Dept. of Public Works (DPW)
•Sewer line inspection •Water meter replacement
•Bucket load of gravel •Leak detection
•Pool fill meter •Reading of water meters
To make an appointment with the DPW for any of the items listed above call (989) 755-0931.
Here are some facts about you and your water system:
Did you know that humans are mostly water? Men are 65-75% water. Women are 55-65% water. Your blood is 83% water. Your bones are 25% water.
In the average U.S. home, a person uses 5-7 gallons of water for each hair shampooing.
A hot water faucet that leaks 60 drops per minute can waste 192 gallons of water and 48 kilowatt hours of electricity per month.
Your washer uses 32-59 gallons of water per cycle, depending on the size of the load. To save water, be sure to adjust the water level for the size load you’re washing.
Running the tap waiting for the water to get hot or cold can use 5 gallons a minute.
A tub bath requires 30-50 gallons of water. Showers use as much as 9 gallons of water per minute.