Water and Sewerage Department

We deliver some of the world’s cleanest, safest drinking water.

The Detroit Water and Sewerage Department (DWSD) serves more than 230,000 accounts that includes a residential population of nearly 700,000. DWSD’s water network consists of more than 2,700 miles of water main and nearly 3,000 miles of sewer collection piping within the city of Detroit. DWSD does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability in any of our services, programs or activities.