Department of Public Works

Director of Public Works

Wally Delamater

Public Utilities & Streets Superintendent

Kyle Botbyl

Water or Sewer Emergency

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

Public Notice

February 12, 2024

The Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE), Water Resources Division (WRD), proposes to reissue a permit to Village of Spring Lake for the Village of Spring Lake Municipal Separate Storm Sewer located in Ottawa County, Michigan. The applicant discharges storm water to surface waters of the state of Michigan.

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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.

2024 Brush, Leaf and Trash Collection Information

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.

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 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.