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The Shelby Township Department of Public Works is dedicated to maintaining a safe, potable water supply for domestic use and fire suppression while providing a quality of service above the expectations of our customers. In doing so, our crew of trained individuals maintain over 325 miles of water mains and 175 miles of sanitary sewer mains. Over 26,000 households are billed on a quarterly basis.
- David G. Miller, II
Director of Public
2018 Water and Sewer Rates
  • Water Rate - $ 4.207 per hundred cubic feet (748 gallons)
  • Sewer Rate - $ 5.714 per hundred cubic feet (748 gallons)
  • Administration Fee - Water $2.50 / Sewer $1.65
  • Rates are in effect for any bill produced after January 1, 2018

Online Water Bill Payments now available!

Shelby Township DPW is now accepting credit cards, debit cards and eChecks (checking or savings) for payment of your water/sewer bills online.  You will need your bill’s account number ( 9 digits plus the 3 digit code) along with the last name on the account to access the eSuites link.  The convenience fee for credit/debit cards is 2 ½% of the payment amount and the convenience fee for eChecks is $1.00. 
          To begin – click on “Bill Payment” on the left of this screen.

The Pipeline
The Shelby Township Department of Public Works is pleased to announce the 2018 Issue of "The Pipeline". Presented to you by DPW Director Dave Miller on behalf of the DPW, "The Pipeline" is the Township's annual report regarding the safety and quality of your municipal drinking water. 
Pipeline - June 
Click for "The Pipeline"
Shelby Township Department of Public Works is pleased to announce that they are now a member of the Water Residential Assistance Program (WRAP).
Wrap is a program designed to assist residents with paying their water and sewer bills.  Funds are provided through a collaborative effort of communities served by Great Lakes Water Authority. 
To learn more about this program or to apply, go to: or call  1-313-386-WRAP (9727)
STDPWBuilding  Shelby Township Department of Public Works
6333 23 Mile Road
Shelby Township, MI 48316
Phone (586) 731-5990