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Water Billing

Water bills are mailed every other month.  Please use the menu to the left for more information regarding payment assistance, or to make an online payment.  If you have any questions regarding your water bill, please contact the billing clerk at 313-928-3393.

2024 Water rates
Water and sewer are billed per unit used:

1 Unit=100 Cubic feet
1 Cubic foot=7.48 Gallons
thus 1 unit= 748 Gallons

2024 rates are valid through the end of June:
$4.77 per unit for Water
$5.89 per unit for Sewer

Payment methods
You may pay your water bill via several methods.  Payments are accepted at City Hall (15915 Southfield Road) at the Treasurer's Office.  You may pay in person with cash, check, money order, or credit/debit (service fee applies).  There is also a secure drive-up drop box available 24-7 for your convenience in front of City Hall.  Do not leave cash in drop box.  We are unable to accept any payments at the Public Service office.  We cannot accept payments via phone.

Please use the menu to the left to make a payment online (service fee applies). 

Automatic drafting of water bills is available.  You are able to have your water bill automatically withdrawn from your checking or savings account every billing cycle.  Withdrawals will be done on the due date.  To sign up for automatic withdrawals, please complete the enrollment form by clicking here.  You may return the completed form to City Hall or Public Service during normal business hours.  

Paperless Billing
We offer the option for paperless billing. You must register before logging in. Have your utility billing account number (found on your paper invoice) on hand during registration with SmartPayWorks. Once your account is set up and you are logged in, you may access your profile by clicking on the arrow near your name, then select Account Preferences to make the change to electronic invoices. You may create your online account by clicking here for this service.