Official Web Site of the City of Houghton, Michigan USA 



City Utilities

Water, sewer, and landfill are billed monthly by the City of Houghton to each residence.

WATER meters are read every month. The charge for water is $3.44 per 100 cubic feet.

SEWER is $6.54 per 100 cubic feet based upon water consumption. Lawn watering meters can be purchased at City Hall for $100. Sewer charges are then credited for water that does not enter the sanitary sewer system.

Automatic City Utility Payment Form
Pay your utility bills automatically on the due date by ACH. Print out the form and fill it out and send it to the City of Houghton, PO Box 606, Houghton, MI 49931. The City will then automatically take the amount of your bill out of your checking account on the due date. You will still receive your postcard bill every month showing you the amount due and informing you that it will be automatically deducted. If you have any questions, please call 483-4643 and ask for Cleo.

High Water Bill?
If you have a high water bill you may have a leak. Attached are instructions on how to look for leaks in your home.


Water Quality Consumer Confidence Report

Policies Regarding Frozen Water Pipes, Seasonal Let-Runs, and Catastrophic Water Bills

Other Utility Providers

Natural Gas:
SEMCO Energy

Upper Peninsula Power Company

Cable Television:
Charter Communications



City of Houghton

City Center
616 Shelden Avenue Houghton, MI 49931

(906) 482-1700 tel
(906) 482-0282 fax

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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