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Winter Water Pipe Protection
December 7, 2021

As winter sets in and snow sticks to the ground keeping your home safe and protected means more than just locking the doors. Below are some tips to protect your home from the freezing temperatures. These tips will also help you understand why the cold temperatures create a risk for your home.

Isabella County Scheduled for Michigan Department of Environmental Quality PFAS Water Test
October 10, 2018

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) has begun a statewide initiative to test drinking water from all community water supplies. The test is looking for a group of manmade chemicals called per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). MDEQ is taking this precautionary step of testing these drinking water sources to determine if public health actions are needed. Below is information provided by the MDEQ.

City’s drinking water meets federal and state quality requirements
July 27, 2017

According to the 2016 City of Mt. Pleasant Water Quality Report, the City’s drinking water meets all federal and state requirements.

Public Works Week, May 17-23, 2015
May 11, 2015

Since 1960, APWA (American Public Works Association) has sponsored National Public Works Week. This week is used to energize and educate the public on the importance of the contribution of public works to our daily lives: planning, building, managing and operating the heart of our local communities and building the quality of life.

Run water notice lifted
March 24, 2015

The City’s Water Department has lifted the run water notice citing there is no longer a risk of freezing pipes due to warmer temperatures and decreasing frost levels.

Frost line causes concern for downtown City of Mt. Pleasant
February 20, 2015

Due to the current frost levels, some water customers in the City of Mt. Pleasant should run a small stream of water in their homes and businesses. The homes at risk of frozen city water lines have already been notified directly, via door tag, and any others at risk in the future will be notified at that time. Current businesses believed to be at risk of frozen city water lines include the downtown businesses located on Broadway, from Oak Street to Franklin Street, and on Main Street, from Michigan Street to Mosher Street. There is a map inside of the release.

City residents in targeted area instructed to let their water run
February 11, 2014

Effectively immediately, residents within a targeted area are being instructed to let their water run in order to prevent frozen service lines.