Utility Crew

Did You Know?

  • The Sewer and Water Department maintains over 346 miles of water mains, 217 miles of sanitary sewer, 40 miles of combined sewers and 240 miles of storm sewers.

  • Streets and Highways maintain over 247 mile of local and major roads within the limits of Southfield.

  • The Sewer and Water Department delivers clean dependable drinking water and disposes of it for less than a penny per gallon.

  • A dripping faucet can waste 3 gallons of water a day.

  • A leaking toilet can waste 25,000 gallons per month.



Utility crews are responsible for maintaining a clean and safe environment for the citizens and visitors to the City of Southfield, curb appeal remains a priority of the Streets and Highway Department.

Crews are responsible for removal of illegal dumping of debris and various objects from the city R.O.W. in a timely manner. Also to maintain, replace and install new guard rails to afford roadway safety for the motorist in accordance with MDOT Bureau of Highway Development Standards.