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Department of Public Works

The Department of Public Works (DPW) provides a wide range of municipal services in areas such as street maintenance, snow removal, trees with street right-of-ways, street sign replacement, public water services, park maintenance, municipal building maintenance, storm water management.  In general,

Street and Road Maintenance
The DPW provides snow removal, shoulder maintenance, pothole patching, public sidewalk and curb repair, and signage services for 6.68 miles of major streets and 11.05 miles of local streets.

Water Infrastructure
The Village of Chesaning's water system includes 3 wells connected to 16 miles of pipe and one 300,000 gallon water tower.

Residents with issues with their water meters, water mains or other water system problems should contact the Village Office at 989-845-3800.
The full-time DPW and Wastewater crews can be found any given weekday working to maintain and keep the Village of Chesaning running smoothly. Any and all requests for work go through the Village Office at (989) 845-3800.

Water Quality Drinking Reports
Our constant goal is to provide you with a safe and dependable supply of drinking water. We want you to understand the efforts we make to continually improve the water treatment process and protect our water resources. We are committed to ensuring the quality of your water. Click here to view the current Annual Water Quality Report.

Hydrant Flushing
You may have noticed open hydrants around town with water gushing. This is a mandated requirement of the water system. Pipes holding water over time build deposits causing water quality problems. This occasional flushing is to prevent such from occurring. Hydrant flushing is usually done during the night in order to least impact the users.