Thomas Township

 

What we do… 

  • Public Works operates and maintains the community drinking water system delivering over 2,700,000 gallons of water a day to over 4,700 customers.
  • Public Works operates and maintains 14 sewage pumping stations conveying nearly 1,100,000 gallons of waste water per day for treatment and disposal.
  • Public Works operates the Owen Cemetery located on North River Road.
  • Public Works maintains 12 other buildings and facilities located township wide.

CURRENT EVENTS

Cross Connection Control Program Information

Thomas Township is required by Michigan State Law to eliminate possible contamination into the public water system due to the inadvertent and accidental introduction of chemicals and materials that are widely used in today’s homes and businesses.  This program, known as Cross Connection Control, is multifaceted and uses education, site inspections and water backflow device installation and testing as its cornerstones.  Many causes of drinking water contamination are traced to cross connections between a water system and another non-potable water source.  A good example is a connection between your home and an auxiliary water system, (like a well); fire connections, water powered sump pumps, an underground pool fill system or an irrigation and lawn sprinkler system.  Backflow prevention devices prevent the possibility of water backflow or back-shiphonage into the public system should there be a large water demand such as a water main break or an emergency condition requiring large volumes of water, like a fire.  Backflow prevention devices are mechanical in nature and require periodic testing to make sure that they will protect your home or business when needed.  Devices must be tested every three years and Thomas Township will notify you when your device needs to be tested by mail.

No Backflow Device Certification Form553

Certificate of Abandonment Sprinkler System Form

OLD WATER TOWER DEMOLITION

The old water tower in  Thomas Township was dismantled on Tuesday, November 20, 2012.

The old tower serviced the community since 1959.  To watch the demolition work click on the link below:

Water Tower Demo

 

ODD DAY & EVEN DAY OUTDOOR WATERING RESTRICTIONS BEGIN

June 1, 2016 begins another outdoor watering season, and with it comes the annual odd day or even day watering schedule.  It’s easy to remember, if your address is even, you may water outdoors on even days, if your address is odd, you are allowed to water on odd days.

 

YARD WASTE PICK-UP WILL BEGIN APRIL 7, 2017 AND RUN THROUGH November 25, 2017

 

BRUSH SITE DATES FOR 2017 

Brush may be taken, by the homeowner, to the Township brush drop off site located at the northwest corner of Gleaner and Frost Roads. No stumps, leaves, grass or commercial brush will be accepted. The site will be open from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on the following dates:

 April 1, 8, 22, 29

May 6, 20

June 3, 17

July 8, 15

August 12, 26

September 9, 23

October 7, 14, 21, 28



Water drop

Click Here   Water & Sewer Connection Information

 Click Here to view 2016 Drinking Water Report Click Here for Construction Updates
 Click Here  for Frequently Asked Questions Click Here for Owen Cemetery 
  Click Here for Veteran’s Display Information Click Here to contact us

 

Thomas Township Department of Public Works

Rick Hopper, Director
251 Miller Court

Saginaw, MI 48609
(989) 781-6438    (989) 781-0352 Fax

FOR AFTER HOURS EMERGENCIES – DPW PAGER – (989) 529-0041

 

Contact Us

Monday - Friday
8am-5pm

249 North Miller Road
Saginaw, MI 48609-4896

PHONE: 781-0150

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Community Calendar

June 2017
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

Category: Community EventsTownship Offices are Closed

Township Offices are Closed

Category: Community EventsTrash Pick-Up

Trash Pick-Up

Category: Community EventsBrush Drop Off Site Open

Brush Drop Off Site Open

Category: Community EventsThomas Township Board of Trustees Meeting

Thomas Township Board of Trustees Meeting

Category: Community EventsMid Michigan Waste Authority - E-Waste Drop Off

Mid Michigan Waste Authority - E-Waste Drop Off

Category: Community EventsMid Michigan Waste Authority - Paint and Non Toxics Drop Off

Mid Michigan Waste Authority - Paint and Non Toxics Drop Off

Category: Community EventsPicnic In The Park Concert Series

Picnic In The Park Concert Series

Category: Community EventsMid Michigan Waste Authority - Paint and Non Toxics Drop Off

Mid Michigan Waste Authority - Paint and Non Toxics Drop Off

Category: Community EventsBrush Drop Off Site Open

Brush Drop Off Site Open

Category: Community EventsFree Movie Night-Roberts Park

Free Movie Night-Roberts Park

Category: Community EventsPicnic In The Park Concert Series

Picnic In The Park Concert Series

Category: Planning CommissionPlanning Commission Meeting

Planning Commission Meeting

Category: Community EventsShields Men's Club Summer Festival

Shields Men's Club Summer Festival

Category: Community EventsMid Michigan Waste Authority - Household Hazardous Waste

Mid Michigan Waste Authority - Household Hazardous Waste

Category: Community EventsShields Men's Club Summer Festival

Shields Men's Club Summer Festival

Category: Community EventsShields Men's Club Summer Festival

Shields Men's Club Summer Festival

Category: Community EventsShields Lion's Club Annual Summer Festival Parade

Shields Lion's Club Annual Summer Festival Parade

Category: Community EventsShields Men's Club Summer Festival

Shields Men's Club Summer Festival

Category: Community EventsParks and Recreation Commission Meeting

Parks and Recreation Commission Meeting

Category: Board of AppealsPicnic In The Park Concert Series

Picnic In The Park Concert Series

Category: GeneralSummer Tax Bill delivered

Summer Tax Bill delivered

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