The City of Houghton Water, a public community water system under the local government, provides water to about 8,386 residents living in Houghton, the county seat of Houghton County, Michigan. Founded in 1998, the City of Houghton Water System currently obtains water from groundwater sources, primarily three wells that drill into the aquifer underneath the area. Additionally, these wells have depths ranging from 36 to 60 feet.

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Houghton Drinking Water Quality

Consumer Confidence Water Quality Reports

Under the authority of the Safe Drinking Water Act, the EPA requires City Of Houghton Water to assess local water quality each year and distribute a Consumer Confidence Water Quality Report. At WaterZen, we review these reports and make the information available, in a concise, straightforward, and easy-to-understand way. You can find CCR report on the City Of Houghton Water website.

Contact City Of Houghton Water Customer Service

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Main Customer Service

Physical Address:
P.O. Box 606
Houghton, Michigan 49931


Emergency (24 hours - broken water main or pipeline, etc.)

Pay Your City Of Houghton Water Bill

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If you already have an account, you just need to login to the City Of Houghton Water site. City Of Houghton Water accepts credit cards, debit, and direct deposit. Click here to login.

How to Start Houghton Water Service

Starting Your Service

When you move to a new home in Houghton, you'll most likely already have running water, but you'll still need to set up water service with the City Of Houghton Water. Luckily, Houghton has made it pretty simple with the following online form. Starting service generally takes just two business days.

Click here to fill out a Start Service Form.

Stopping Your Service

When you move out of a home in Houghton, you'll need to stop your water service with the City Of Houghton Water, so you don't keep getting billed. Simply fill out the following online form. Stopping service normally takes just two business days.

Click here to fill out a Stop Service Form.

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