The Waterford Township Board of Trustees approved 60 day extensions without penalty on Water-Sewer bills for March, April, May & June to help relieve some of the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic for Waterford residents and business owners.
At a regular meeting on Monday, April 27, 2020 the Waterford Township Board of Trustees unanimously approved a 60 day extension for payments of March, April, May and June 2020 Water and Sewer bills for residential and businesses customers.
Bills issued March 1, 2020 will now be due May 30, 2020
Bills issued April 1, 2020 will now be due June 30, 2020
Bills issued May 1, 2020 will now be due July 30, 2020
Bill issued June 1, 2020 will now be due August 30, 2020
Water-Sewer bills can be viewed and paid on the Waterford Township website at: https://www.waterfordmi.gov/264/Water-Sewer-Bill
Please direct any questions to the Department of Public Works at 248-674-2278.
This announcement in in response to an abundance of calls to the Waterford Township Department of Public Works (DPW) after the Township made the decision to close public access in this COVID-19 state of emergency.
The DPW would like to share a few bullet points of current procedures to insure safe drinking water.
The Waterford Township DPW is open and operating.
24 Hour Emergency services continue. Please call (248) 618-7550.
Waterford Township DPW is asking all lobby operations be conducted via phone (248) 674-2278, US Mail service or on line at www.waterfordmi.gov/199/Public-Works.
Please mail or utilize the drop box near the main DPW entrance for water bill payments. When paying your Water & Sewer bill, please utilize the envelope provided with your water-sewer bill in the U.S. Mail. Auto-Debit or On-Line payments are much preferred right now.
Thank you for your understanding and cooperation as well continue to find ways to maintain operations while protecting the safety, health and welfare of our community.
Waterford Township DPW would remind all residents, ONLY flush the 3 P’s. (Pee, Poo & (toilet) Paper).
Waterford Township DPW is collaborating with surrounding communities to provide back-up operations and personnel as needed to keep the water and wastewater systems functioning.
Waterford Township DPW will be in close contact with the State of Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy to remain informed of developing procedures and reporting requirements pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Waterford Township DPW will also be collaboratively working MiWARN, a statewide Water/Wastewater Agency Response Network (WARN) of “members helping members”. MIWARN provides utilities and public works agencies with a Mutual Aid Agreement for sharing resources in an emergency.
As a reminder, Waterford Township has a robust and resilient drinking water / wastewater system. This system includes dedicated professional personnel, back-up generator power, advanced security and available full manual operations if necessary.