Public Services

Dowagiac Department of Public Services
241 South Front Street
Dowagiac, MI 49047
Phone: (269) 782-8200
Fax: (269) 782-1838
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Utility Emergencies:

Call (269) 782-8200, 24-hours a day, 7 days a week.

If the call is deemed to be non-emergency in nature, a $110.00 call-out charge will be added to your next monthly bill.

Current Projects

No projects up for bid at the moment


Responsible for constructing, repairing, and maintaining all the City's electrical power distribution and transmission lines, installing new electrical lines and services to residents and businesses, and installing and maintaining street lights and security lights.

Water & Sewer

Responsible for repairing, maintaining, and installing water and sewer mains, valves, water and sewer service connections, and water meter installation, repair and reading.

Streets & Bridges

Responsible for maintaining and repairing City streets, alleys, bridges, curbs and gutters, and street right-of-ways; installing and repairing street signs, stop signs, and directional signs; street sweeping; and clearing the streets of snow and ice in the winter.


Responsible for adjusting, testing, calibrating, repairing and installing electric and water services and meters, performs other electric and water repair and service activities, reads the electric and water meters that are used to bill residents for their utilities, and investigates and resolves customer complaints.

Voluntary Green Pricing (VGP) Program
Energy Optimization Program
Cass County Water System
Brush, Leaf & Christmas Trees
Sprinkler Meters