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1. What do I have to do to put my compost/yard waste out for collection?
2. What is acceptable for compost/yard waste collection?
3. Does this change affect my compost/yard waste collection day?
4. How can I reduce the amount of compost/yard waste?

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1. How are my property taxes calculated?
2. What is taxable value and how is it calculated?
3. What forms should I file with the Assessor’s Office after a property is transferred?
4. What other form should be filed with the Assessor’s Office if the property is to be my new principal residence?
5. How does the City notify me of my taxable value and if I have a principal residence exemption?
6. How are Michigan Public Schools funded?

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1. Why is the City switching to monthly billing?
2. What are the benefits of monthly billing?
3. How often will my meter be read?
4. Will my water bill look different?
5. During the transition, will I be billed more than once for the same water and/or sewage consumption?
6. Where or how can I pay my monthly bill?

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1. When do I receive a water bill?
2. Do we purchase our water from the City of Detroit or somewhere else?
3. Explain the sewer charge?
4. What is a sur-charge?
5. Why is there a meter charge on my bill?
6. How is my bill computed?
7. What is a unit?
8. How are the water and sewer rates established?
9. What does arrears mean?
10. If I overpay my bill or the city over-bills my account, will my bill be adjusted?
11. Does a main break have an effect on my bill?
12. Is a meter leak my problem or the City’s?
13. If I turn the water off at the meter and not use any water will I still get a bill?
14. What is a minimum bill?
15. Why is my bill so high?
16. What do I need to do to ensure that my water account is paid up-to-date before I move from my home?
17. How do I change my mailing address or put my name on the account?

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1. Why do we need a new meter?
2. Is there any cost to me?
3. Are these new radio devices safe?
4. When will the water meter and remote reading device be installed?
5. How will I know that the installers are legitimate?
6. How long will it take to install the new equipment?
7. Who will maintain the new equipment?
8. Is there a U/L Listing for water meters?
9. Is there anything I can do to make the installation smoother?
10. Why Is My Water Bill So High?
11. How Do I Know My New Meter Is Accurate?
12. How Do I Read My New Water Meter?
13. Is My New Water Meter A SmartMeter?
14. What You Should Know About Your Water Meter