Department of Public Works & Engineering

Water bills are read quarterly in Clawson. Check out the Water District Map to see what Section your home is located. Contact us at 248.288.3222 After Hours Emergency 248.524.3477 email or visit the DPW 635 W. Elmwood for information regarding your water bill, final water readings, recycling, and garbage pickup. 

Doug Ballard

Matt Hodges
Assistant Superintendent

Harry Drinkwine 
Engineering Department

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Theresa Dorsett & Laura Willard
Public Works Clerical
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Sue Esslinger 
Engineering Clerk


635 W. Elmwood
Clawson, MI 48017
248.288.3222 After Hours Emergency 248.524.3477
Monday–Thursday, 7:00am–3:30pm

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Construction Permit Requirements and Fees—Including Water as of July 1, 2016.

Right-Of-Way / Easement Permits

City of Clawson–Permit Application Form for Right-Of-Way and Easement.

Click here for the City of Clawson 2016 Consumers Annual Report on Water Quality.

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