DWSD Damage Claims & Sewage Backups

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DWSD Sewer Backup and Damage Claim

If you experienced a sewer backup or other damage related to the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department (DWSD),  you may file a claim within 45 days of the discovery of the backup. Before you complete the form, call DWSD at 313-267-8000 to report the issue and get a Service Request number for your claim. You must have a DWSD Service Request number when you file your claim.

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