Announcements

Hydrant Flushing

Charlevoix Township Water Department will be performing a “Fall Time Routine Hydrant Flushing” as part of their Hydrant Flushing Program. 

The flushing is scheduled to start-

  • South Side Monday October 12th 2020 to Friday October 16th 2020
  • North Side Monday October 19th 2020 to Friday October 23rd 2020.

Hydrant Flushing will be limited to the hours of 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. 

A large amount of water will be filling ditches and sides of the road. Please be advised this is normal procedure being performed.

During this time, customers may notice episodes of decreased water pressure or discoloration of their water. Water discoloration results from temporary disturbances of the normal water flow within our piping network. These short-term changes in flow can stir up naturally occurring minerals and sediment that settle within the water mains. 

The objective of the water main/hydrant flushing program is to remove these accumulated sediments from our pipes by flushing the water out of the fire hydrants. 

If your water becomes discolored please run your water thru a non-aerator faucet until water is clear. Thank You for your time and patience as we perform these routine services on our system.

We Please ask during this “Corona Virus- COVID-19 Outbreak” Residents DO NOT approach employees, as we are trying to keep both residents and employees healthy.

Any question or concerns can be answered by calling the Charlevoix Township Water Department Emergency Phone at 231-497-8369

Fall Leaf Collection

Start Date- October 5th, 2020
End Date- As Weather Permits

To Make Collection More Effective, We Please Ask-

• No Sticks, Rocks, Rubbish.

• Collection is for soft yard waste such as Leaves, Pine Needles, Pine Cones, Grass Clippings Etc.

• Have Long Narrow Piles, Not One Large Pile

• Do Not Place Piles in Traffic Right-of-Way

• Do Not Place Piles in Bottom of Ditches

• Collection is weather dependent, if dangerous for employees/operators or equipment, collection will be postponed to next day.

 

Monday’s – McSauba- Pine Point Preserve

  • Mercer Rd
  • Waller Rd (From Mercer to McSauba RD
  • McSauba Rd
  • Carson Ave
  • Beechwood Dr
  • Divison Ave
  • Boulder Farms Ln
  • Golfside Dr
  • North Pointe Woods
  • Campbell Court
  • Pleasant St
  • Maple St
  • Cedar St
  • Bay St
  • Pearl Ave

Tuesday’s – Country Club- Shanahan Fields

  • Pa Ba Shan Ln
  • Pine Ridge Dr 
  • Waller Rd (Mercer Rd to US-31)
  • Whippoorwill Ln
  • Weislik Ct
  • Old Orchard Rd
  • Martin Rd 
  • US-31 North
  • Norton’s Ct
  • Detar’s Ct
  • Scott’s Ct
  • Country Club Drive 
  • Country Club Court 
  • North Country Club Drive

Wednesday’s – Pine Point

  • Raspberry Ln
  • Boyne City Road
  • Western Ave 
  • Central Ave 
  • Eastern Ave 
  • Indian Pl
  • Arbutus Ave 
  • Fern Pl
  • Birch Crest 
  • Cottage Ave 
  • Beach 

Thursday’s Route – South Side

  • Park Ave
  • Lake St 
  • West Upright Ave 
  • West Garfield Ave 
  • Lakeshore Dr
  • Western Rd 
  • Eastern Ave 
  • Boulder Ave 
  • Birchwood Ave 
  • Spring St 
  • Hillcrest Ave 
  • Old US-31 South
  • US-31 South
  • Barnard Rd
  • Rosehelen Lan
  • Bells Bay Road 
  • Stover Rd
  • Marion Center 
  • Vernida 
  • M-66
  • Ferry Ave 
  • Lakeview Court 

2018 Water Quality Test Results

This report covers the drinking water quality for the Charlevoix Township Water System for calendar year 2018. This information is a snapshot of the quality of the water that we provided to you in 2018. Included are details about where your water comes from, what it contains, and how it compares to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) standards.

Urban Deer Management

  • Archery hunters are able to hunt in urban areas. There is no safety zone associated with archery equipment anymore so this is a viable option for many urban areas. They need the appropriate licenses to hunt during the season and we highly recommend that neighbors are made aware and are supportive of the hunting activities.
  • Wildlife Services is an excellent option for urban areas since they are able to perform the removals efficiently and quietly.
  • Managed Hunts- we have had these in the past, often times local law enforcement takes the lead with these. If it’s out of season we provide the permits and can help with guidance.
  • Education campaigns are a big part of this in order to get approval from home-owners in many areas. It’s also important to educate about ways to deter deer from areas (certain plants are unpalatable for deer, no feeding of wildlife in these areas, etc.).
  • If a hunter shoots a deer and it runs onto someone else’s property they are not allowed to retrieve the deer until they receive permission from the landowner. If the landowner doesn’t give permission the hunter must let the lie.

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