Utilities

Matt Wade, Streets & Utilities Manager
Tom Fett, Crew Leader
616.847.3493

The Utilities department managers 77.35 miles of water mains, 4,168 water services, including 1,040 main line valves, and 573 fire hydrants. These assets distribute our drinking water supply and provide fire protection. Work activities include meter reading, line and meter maintenance and repairs, emergency response and services of all fire hydrants, mains, services, valves, and meters.

The Utilities department is also responsible for providing industrial, commercial, and residential sewer users with dependable sewage collection system with limited service interruption and insuring that all sewage lift stations are operating effectively and efficiently. Activities in this fund include maintenance (cleaning, root removal, televising, and sewer line replacement or repair) of more than 59.91 miles of sanitary sewer mains, force mains, and 15 lift stations. You can reach the Utilities department by calling the Department of Public Works office number (847-3493) if you have any questions regarding the above listed responsibilities.

Cross Connections Brochure
Cross Connections Rules Manual
EGEL Lead Information
Sewer Line Maintenance
Water/Sewer Tap Permit Application
Water Meter Price List
Water Meter Installation

The Facts on RF Energy and Smart Meters

Understanding RF and Smart Meters
Radio Frequency Comparison Chart
RF Opt Out Challenge

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