These are located throughout the city, usually located one or two blocks apart, and are used to isolate specific areas to shut the water off for repair or construction. Valves are subject to corrosion of bolts and packing and must be periodically dug up and repaired.
Low Or No Water Pressure
If you experience low water pressure or no water it may be because a valve has been turned off or throttled down to make emergency repairs. Please call the Water Department at 248-557-2600 ext. 221. M - F 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. to see if there is work going on in your area.