Do I need a water softener?
Yes, our water is 21 grains hard, and a softener is suggested.
What is the cost to connect to the water or sewer system?
Water: $2,802 per unit
Sewer: $7,198 per unit
What is the water and sewer usage charge for in-City customers?
Who pays for cleaning of plugged sewer lines?
Blockage, whether on the property owners' side or the City right-of-way, is the property owner's responsibility. Roots or broken pipes on the property owner's side are his or her responsibility. Roots or broken pipes on the City side are the City's responsibility.
Who do I call for after-hours emergencies?
For After-Hour Water Emergencies, please call 810-227-2968 and follow the appropriate prompts.
For After-Hour Sewer Emergencies, please call 810-227-9479 and follow the appropriate prompts.
Who do I call for the installation of a remote-read water meter?
Who are the City's engineers?
Tetra Tech: 810-220-2112
How do I know if I am Experiencing an Sewer Back Up?
If you have multiple drains that are not draining or if water is coming up through a floor drain in your basement, this could mean hat your sewer lead going to the street or the sewer main in the street is plugged.
Who Should I Call if I Believe My Sewer Line is Backing Up?
Call the City of Brighton Wastewater Plant at 810.227.9479 and press "1" to access the emergency mailbox to leave a message. You should call us first before calling a plumber to verify that the problem is not in the City's sewer main.
What Portion of the Sewer and Water Leads Connecting My Home or Business to the City's system am I Responsible for Maintaining?
The City is responsible for the sewer and water mains and the portion of the leads that is in the City's Right-of-Way. The portion of sewer and water leads on private property are the homeowner's responsibility to maintain and repair. If it is determined that the portion of lead in the City's Right-of-Way, the City will make the needed repair.
Who do I contact if I am having a problem with my water service?
If you have questions about your water service (i.e. leaking meter, meter making noise, etc.), please contact the City of Brighton DPW at 810.225.8309. If you have a question regarding your utility bill, please contact the Utility Billing Clerk at 810.225.8041.
Where Can I Find Information About What is in my Water?
We are committed to providing you safe, reliable, and healthy water. We are pleased to provide you with this information to keep you fully informed about your water. Please click HERE to view the current Annual Water Quality Report. For more information about your water, or the contents of this report, please call the Water Treatment Plant at 810-844-5115.