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Public Works Office
Candice S. Miller
21777 Dunham Road, Clinton Township, MI 48036
(586) 469-5325

Drain Project VIDEOS

 

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THE GOAL: CLEAN WATER

Every day, Macomb County Public Works employees are working on projects around the county with one simple goal in mind: Clean Water. These videos show some of the many projects we are involved with to improve water quality and ehnace the quality of life for all Macomb County residents.

To see more videos, check out our YouTube page.

 

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Commissioner Miller and Kris Benda, part of the team at the Chapaton Retention Basin in St. Clair Shores, reviews the process the basin team uses to ensure that we are properly treating combined sewer overflows when they do happen.

 

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Commissioner Miller and Macomb County Public Works engineer Vince Astorino discuss a pilot project the office is testing to allow our team to have real-time testing of water quality during a combined sewer overflow.

 

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The Macomb County Public Works Office will use $1.82 million in grants to transform two miles of the 5.2-mile Sterling Relief Drain in Sterling Heights, utilizing green infrastructure to better serve the community.

 

 

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Macomb County Public Works Commissioner Candice S. Miller outlines what exactly caused the 2016-17 Sewer Collapse and Sinkhole on 15 Mile Road in Fraser, Mich., in a Jan. 9, 2019 press conference.

 

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Macomb County Public Works Commissioner Candice S. Miller highlights new drain maps commissioned by the Public Works Office.

 

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Discovered about 50 feet below Garfield Road at 18 Mile, it was a RAGBALL! Remember, wipes clog pipes!

 

 

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In Clinton Township, our crews spent much of last week in the Hildebrant Drain, in the area of Canal and Hayes Roads. This improvement will reduce local flooding and enhance the overall appearance of the drain, enhancing quality of life for those who live in the area.

 

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Commissioner Miller is joined by Harrison Township Supervisor Ken Verkest as they review work being done on the Savan Drain in Macomb County.

 

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Commissioner Miller is joined by a representative of NOAA -- the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration -- to take a tour of the Black Creek Marsh adjacent to Lake St. Clair Metropark.

 

 

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Spring 2018 update on the state of the Clinton River Spillway

 

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Throughout St. Clair Shores, the Macomb County Office of Public Works has installed a series of flow meters in underground sewer pipes to collect data on the amount of water that flows through after a rain fall. 

 

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Inspection of storm sewer lines in the 8 1/2 Mile Drainage District, which serves St. Clair Shores and Eastpointe, Mich. The work is conducted by the Macomb County Public Works Office as part of Commissioner Candice Miller's ongoing asset management program.