Department of Public Works

Director of Public Works

Wally Delamater
wdelamater@springlaketwp.org

Public Utilities & Streets Superintendent

Kyle Botbyl
kbotbyl@springlaketwp.org

Water or Sewer Emergency

Business Hours
(616) 842-1393
After Hours
(616) 844-2104

The Department of Public Works major areas of responsibility include maintenance of streets, sewer and water main repair and maintenance, equipment operation and maintenance, maintenance of parks as well as planting and removal of street and park trees.

Sewer Back-Ups

If you experience an overflow or back-up of a sewage disposal system, first please contact the Department of Public Works to check the Village’s lines before calling a private plumbing firm. During business hours call Village Hall at (616) 842-1393.  After business hours and weekends call (616) 844-2104. 

If you have back flow damage, you must file a written claim with the Village of Spring Lake, within 45 days after the back up or overflow was discovered. Notice should be mailed to the Village Clerk’s office at 102 W. Savidge Street, Spring Lake, MI 49456. Failure to provide the required notice will automatically prevent recovery of damages.

Waste Haulers

There are three waste haulers licensed in the Village. They are listed below along with their phone numbers and rates.

Resource Recovery Services Centers

 

Republic/Allied Waste

231-375-2070

Kuerth Disposal

231-744-4967

Arrowaste

616-748-1955

Trash Collection
90-96 Gallon Container
$19.80/month $19.00/month $17.00/month
Curbside Recycling
with Container Service
Included $6/month $6.50/month per bin
Bag Service Not Available

$4.00/bag

(100 bags/box)

Not Available
Curbside Recycling
with Bag Service
 Not Available $3.00/month  Not Available
Yard Waste

$10.75/month (bag)

$12.75/month (cart)

$95.00/season Not Available
Christmas Trees Included Included Included
Spring/Fall Clean-up No charge No charge No charge

Water Quality Report

This report is designed to inform you about the quality of the water we deliver to you everyday. Our constant goal is to provide you with a safe and dependable supply of drinking water. We are committed to ensuring the quality of your drinking water.

2018 Water Reliability Study

2020 Drinking Water Quality Report

2020 Water & Wastewater Rate Survey – Final Results

Trees for Village Residents

It’s the time of year to adopt a Village tree! We would love for our Village residents to take part in this amazing program. Please email Darcie Benter at dbenter@springlaektwp.org or call Village Hall at 616-842-1393 and ask for Darcie if you would like to participate!

If you are interested, please understand that the Village subscribes to the Right Tree, Right Place program as outlined by the National Arbor Day Foundation. This means that not every species or variety of tree is right for every location. Please know that the tree you may request from the Village may not be the right location. The Village does reserve the right to plant a different variety or species of tree per the Tree City USA Guidelines.

The following is a list of the trees that are most often available:

Large Trees
  • Maple, Autumn Blaze
  • Maple, Crimson King
  • Maple, (SVR)
  • Burr Oak
  • Sycamore
Medium Trees
  • Maple Celebration
  • Cleveland Select, Pear
Small Trees
  • Japanese Lilac
  • Redbud, Heartbreaker
  • Malus-Prairie Fire (1)