Water & Sewer Utilities Department

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Joint Statement from GLWA and DWSD on Lead & Copper Issue at Detroit Public Schools Community District


For FY-2018/19 West Bloomfield incurred a Wholesale Water Rate Increase of 8.3% from the GLWA.  The Township passed along a 9.3% increase, effective with all July 1, 2018 meter readings.

For FY-2018/19 West Bloomfield incurred a 4% Increase in Sanitary Sewer Rates from the Oakland County Water Resources Commission (OCWRC), effective July 1, 2018.  The Township worked to absorb this sewer increase and did not have an increase in sewer rates for this current rate season of 2018/19.  

As a look-back for water in
FY-2017/18 the Township received a slight -0.9% Water Decrease from the GLWA, while passing along no water rate increase (flat) to all of WBT's metered water customers.  In 2016/17 Wholesale Water Rates Increased from the GLWA by 7.3%.  This same amount of 7.3% was passed along to all water retail customers of the Township.

For FY-2017/18 the Township incurred a 10.4% Sanitary Sewer increase from the OCWRC.  tHE tOWNSHIP passed along the same Increase at 10.4% to its retial sanitary sewer customers. needing to pass along all of this increase to sanitary sewer customers. In FY-2016/17 Wholesale Sanitary Sewer Rates increasede from the OCWRC by 3.7%.  This same amount of 3.7% was passed along to all Sanitary Sewer retail customers.

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Official Web Site Links Regarding Lead, Health and Safety of Treated Drinking Water from the GLWA:

IMPORTANT: Keep Wipes Out Of Sanitary Pipes - Don't Flush Wet Wipes!!!


For Urgent/After-Hours Emergencies Contact:  (248) 975-9200  (Public Safety Dispatch)
DO NOT dial (911) for water related emergencies, unless an unsafe sinkhole should be occurring or a manhole cover has become unlodged or removed from a street or roadway.  Kindly use common sense when deciding to dial 911 regarding reporting or requesting the reporting of a water emergency.
The Department provides for 24-hour operations, maintenance along with supervision in the event of a water and/or sewer emergency related situation requiring a necessary response. An appropriately credentialed employee and/or experienced supervisor of the department will respond as promptly and reasonably feasible to the location of concern and/or issue to assist in diligently working to evaluate and address problems or concerns.  All customers of the Township are considered to be exceptionally valued by the Department!  

Water & Sewerage System (Operations & Maintenance):

  • Call (248) 451-4780 during regular business hours, Monday-Friday (see hours below):
  • Spring/Summer Hours: April 23, 2018 Thru September 21, 2018  (7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
  • Fall/Winter Hours:  September 24, 2018 Thru April 19, 2019  (7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)

Water & Sewer Customer (Billing) Inquiries:  (Title Companies - Contact Billing Division)

  • Call (248) 451-4832 during normal business hours, Monday-Friday (see hours as listed below):
  • Spring/Summer Hours:  April 23, 2018 Thru September 21, 2018  (8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)
  • Fall/Winter Hours:  September 24, 2018 Thru April 19, 2019 (8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)
  • The Water Utility Department's (Billing Division staff) is located at the Water Utilities Window:  at 4550 Walnut Lake Road, West Bloomfield, MI. 48325 inside of Township Hall.
  • No form of any type of payment is accepted at the Haggerty Road Operation & Maintenance Headquarters location of 2400 Haggerty Road, West Bloomfield, MI. 48323.
  • NOTE:  Water & Sewer Customer Direct Payments can be paid at the Township Hall Treasury Department (front counter service window as located at the east end of Township Hall from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.).

Oakland County's Water Conservation Calculator

Emergency Disinfection of Drinking Water  "When Water May Need to be Boiled"

Sanitary Sewer Geographical District Location Map

Water & Sewer Connection Fees & Payment Forms:

  • Evergreen-Farmington Sewer District  (Sanitary Sewer Connection Fee)      $1,425
  • Clinton-Oakland Sewer District             (Sanitary Sewer Connection Fee)      $4,025
  • Water Connection Charges (Water fees are determined based on varying circumstances)            
  • NOTE:  Call a Utilities Department Superintendent Directly for specific determinations of Water Connection Cost Estimates @ (248) 451-4784  
  • Billing Customer Forms:  Automatic Quarterly Payments (Sign-Up) Request Form
  • Billing Customer Forms:  Automatic Quarterly Payments Program (Cancellation) Form