Hydrant Flushing

Independence Township will be conducting hydrant flushing on the Township’s water systems starting September 20th, 2021 through October 15th, 2021. This work will be performed between the hours of 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. Monday thru Friday. During the fall flushing, we will be flushing the “dead end” hydrants only. Customers may experience some discolored water. Please run cold water to clear your lines and avoid doing laundry until the water is clear. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your cooperation.
For further information contact the DPW at 248-625-8222.


Hydrant flushing schedule:
Spring - Flush dead-end hydrants through entire township starting May 10th, 2021
Summer - Flush Hillview sub only
Fall - Flush dead-end hydrants and winterize entire township (including Hillview)


It is illegal to use fire hydrants - Please call us at 248-625-8222 if anyone is seen using a hydrant.
To utilize water from a fire hydrant, please call the DPW to acquire a permit.