No More Water Reservoirs For Rochester Hills

After a five hour City Council meeting that had a few hundred extra citizens in attendance, the Rochester Hills City Council voted to suspend further conversation about building water reservoirs in the City.¬† This conversation started with the current council about a year and half ago, according to Councilman Vern Pixley. He states, "I was a supporter of the plan, the business model worked, the idea was solid, but at the end of the day the concern about the future of the¬†Detroit Water Board and … [Read more...]

Water Reservoirs in Rochester Hills

I believe the proposed water reservoirs will save our residents money. Residents and council members have raised some concerns about the locations but so far nothing has been determined. My goal in the site location process is to support feasible locations that will burden our residential neighborhoods the least. Because of the need to connect the reservoirs to existing water mains and the geographical elevation requirements there are not many locations to choose from. Over the past few months … [Read more...]