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Sewer and Water - Basic Information

Municipal sewer service and municipal water service availability varies around the township.  Some homes have just sewer, some just water, some both and some are completely on private wells and septic systems.  Generally speaking, municipal sewer &/or water is located mainly in the east and southeast portions of the Laketon Township.  If you have questions about what is available to a particular address, please call Laketon Township Hall at 231-744-2454.

 

 

Sewer Billing Information

Connection to municipal sewer involves several costs:  connection cost (also known as an assessment fee), installation costs and usage costs.  Once connection is completed there are ongoing usage costs that are billed on a quarterly basis.  The usage costs are billed a flat rate, per Residential Equivalent Unit (REU). 

REU is basically a single family home - other uses such as businesses, home daycare centers etc will be billed based on the REU assigned to that particular type of use.  As of 01/01/2017, the quarterly rate is 94.20 per REU.  If you have any questions about your quarterly sewer usage bill please call Laketon Township at 231-744-2454.

Click this link for a document that outlines the basic costs when connecting to municipal sewer.  Please call Laketon Township if you have any questions about municipal sewer connections and associated costs.  The office is open Monday - Friday 8:30 amd to 4:30 pm (excluding holidays).

If you are already connected and you have a sewer related EMERGENCY after normal business hours (8:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday - Friday) please call Laketon Township Building Official Chris Hall at 231-578-1646This number is for AFTER HOURS EMERGENCIES ONLY!

 

 

Water Billing Information

Connection to municipal water involves several costs:  connection cost (also known as an assessment fee), stub fee, meter cost, installation costs and usage costs.  Once connection is completed there are ongoing usage costs that are billed on a monthly basis.   For water usage rate information, CLICK HERE.  If you have any questions about your monthly water usage bill please call Muskegon County DPW at 231-724-4721.

Click this link for a document that outlines the basic costs when connecting to municipal water.  PLEASE CALL MUSKEGON COUNTY DPW WITH ALL WATER COST QUESTIONS. THEIR NUMBER IS 231-724-4721.

If you are already connected to municipal water and have a water related emergency AFTER HOURS call the normal number at 231-724-4721 and follow the instructions on the recording.

For more information, you can visit the County Public Works website by clicking HERE.

 

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