To guard against pipes freezing, keep the area where your water meter is located, warm.
Also keep a faucet open very slightly (dripping)
Detroit residents are required by state law to disconnect downspouts leading to the sanitary sewer system. This is a requirement of all Michigan cities. Water from downspouts connected to the sewer system can overload the sewer system and can pollute our rivers and cause basement flooding.
For more information on our downspout disconnection program, click here.
All treatment plants are operating at normal levels. To view the latest daily pumpage sheet, click here.
Look through the DWSD Pumpage Data Archive by clicking here.