Water Tower
Operation Clean Water

Clean, fresh water is all around our Great Lakes State.Water drawn from the Detroit River and Lake Huron has been used as the source of our public drinking water. The Detroit Water and Sewerage Department treats this water so it is safe to drink.

Please click here to view this report.


Water Leaks?

A dripping faucet can waste up to 2,000 gallons of water a year. A leaky toilet can waste as much as 200 gallons of water a day.

Lawn and Garden

A community-based landscape education program promoting waste reduction, water quality protection and biodiversity.

Visit the Healthy Lawns & Gardens Link for more information

What is the hardness of my water?
Depending on the manufacturer of your appliance, you need to know the ppm (parts per million) of your water or the "grains of hardness".  SOCWA water runs consistently at 100 ppm or 6 grains of hardness.