WATER AND SEWER DEPARTMENT
The Harrison Township Water & Sewer Department staff work year-round to provide quality water to residents and businesses. In addition to mandatory testing, we perform other tests for hundreds of additional substances and microscopic organisms to ensure our water is safe and of the highest quality. If you are interested in a more detailed report or have comments, contact the Water Department at (586) 466-1426 or read our Annual Water Quality Report.
SANITARY SEWER BACK – UP GUIDELINES
Call the Water & Sewer Department at 586-466-1425 during normal business hours (8am-4:30pm, closed for lunch 12:30pm-1:30pm), or call the after hours emergency number at 586-468-4155 after normal business hours, weekends, and holidays. A representative of the department will respond to determine if the sewer main is blocked. The Township is responsible for the cleaning of any blockage in the sewer main only. The homeowner/resident is responsible for the cleaning/removing of any blockage in the sewer lead from the building up to the sewer main.
In compliance with Public Act 222, if you experience an overflow or backup of the sewage disposal system, you must file a written claim with Harrison Township within 45 days after the overflow or back – up was discovered. Failure to provide the required notice will prevent recovery of damages.
To receive a Notice of Claim form, please contact Harrison Township Water & Sewer Department at 586-466-1425 or by mail at 38151 Lanse Creuse, Harrison Twp., MI 48045.
EXPLAINING YOUR BILL
MC/OC Interceptor Charge on the water bill is for the repair or replacement of sewers that connect Macomb and Oakland Counties with Detroit.
Water and Sewer R/S (readiness to serve) is a flat rate charged to all customers for water consumed and for all sewer flow.
ACH Payments - We are able to receive automatic payments of your water bill through our ACH procedure. To sign up, print out the form and send it in to the Township Office.
ABOUT OUR SYSTEM
The Harrison Township Water Department provides drinking water to approximately 29,000 people from 2 meter pits. The Township delivers approximately 2.5 million gallons per day. Harrison Township is supplied with water from the Lake Huron Water Plant and Northeast Water Treatment Plant, which are operated and owned by the City of Detroit, it should be noted that approximately 80 customers are supplied by the City of Mt. Clemens Water Treatment Plant located in Harrison Township.
Normal office hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M Water & Sewer Department (586) 466-1425 Emergency after-hours Water & Sewer (586) 468-4155.
For your convenience in paying your water and sewer bills, a drop box is located at the entrance of the Administrative Building 38151 L'Anse Creuse.
Dave Axtell, Water and Sewer Superintendent
Sandy Daley - Account Bookkeeper
Cheryl Lombardo - Senior Account Bookkeeper