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DWSD Damage Claims & Sewage Backups | City of Detroit

Tuesday, June 29, 2021 1:28 PM | Helen Gales (Administrator)

Good morning Community Leaders, 

Below is important information regarding the flooding that happened over this past weekend. Please share with your member and neighbors. Please open the additional attachments to this email regarding the flood. 

https://detroitmi.gov/departments/water-and-sewerage-department/dwsd-customer-care/dwsd-damage-claims-sewage-backups

DWSD Damage Claims & Sewage Backups | City of Detroit

Did you experience an overflow or sewer backup from the rain event on June 25-26, 2021? If you have water damage due to the severe flooding resulting from the rain event on June 25-26, 2021, complete this online form to begin the damage claim process, as well as alert the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department in order for Field Services staff to be dispatched to severely flooded areas.

detroitmi.gov

Did you experience an overflow or sewer backup from the rain event on June 25-26, 2021?

If you have water damage due to the severe flooding resulting from the rain event on June 25-26, 2021, complete this online form to begin the damage claim process. This also alerts the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department in order for Field Services staff to be dispatched to severely flooded areas. State law requires you file a written claim with your local water utility, DWSD in this case, within 45 days of when the overflow or backup was discovered.

Read the DWSD Fact Sheet regarding the June 25-26 rain event.

Claim Form Instructions:

  • Download the DWSD Damage Claims Form and complete on your computer or mobile device and submit online, or print and sign to send via mail, or print and complete by hand.
  • The claim form must be completed in its entirety and supporting documents must be attached. Failure to provide the required documentation will bar your claim.
  • If you need step-by-step instructions, view this file.
  • Mail the claim form to:

    Office of the General Counsel

    735 Randolph, Suite 901, Detroit, MI 48226

District 5 Virtual Community Meeting will be on Tuesday, June 29th at 5:30 PM. Please see the link and call-in number below. 

Join Zoom Meeting:

https://cityofdetroit.zoom.us/j/89877737899

Meeting ID: 898 7773 7899

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In Solidarity,

Melia Howard

District Manager - District 5 

Mayor's Office

Department of Neighborhoods

howardm@detroitmi.gov

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"If Not Me, Then Who; If Not Now, Then When"

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