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Municipal water customers in the townships of Marion, Howell, Oceola, and Genoa and sanitary sewer customers in the townships of Genoa and Oceola

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Connection Manual

Connection Manual for Systems Operated by the MHOG Utility Department

The MHOG Utility Department oversees the operation and maintenance of the municipal water system in Marion and Howell Townships, and the municipal water and sanitary sewer systems in Genoa and Oceola Townships.

Each section of the Connection Manual is available for download in the list of related documents at the right-hand side of this page.  A complete copy can be found here.

SECTION 1 - GENERAL INFORMATION

INFORMATION INCLUDED IN THIS SECTION:
• SUMMARY OF INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONSHIP
• DESCRIPTION OF MUNICIPAL UTILITIES
• DESCRIPTION OF PRIVATE SYSTEM COMPONENTS
• DESCRIPTION OF MUNICIPAL SYSTEMS NOT COVERED BY THIS MANUAL
• CONTACT INFORMATION BY MUNICIPALITY
• PRE-CONNECTION PHASE - TOWNSHIP REQUIREMENTS & SERVICES PROVIDED BY MHOG

SECTION 2 - WATER MAIN CONNECTIONS & MODIFICATIONS

SECTION 2.1 - PURCHASE OF A WATER METER
• METER PACKAGE PURCHASE
• IRRIGATION METER PACKAGE
• INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS

SECTION 2.2 - NEW WATER SERVICE CONNECTION
• CONNECT TO AN EXISTING CURB STOP
• MHOG INSTALLS CURB STOP
• PROPERTY OWNER INSTALLS CURB STOP

SECTION 2.3 - NEW FIRE SUPPRESSION CONNECTION

SECTION 2.4 - ABANDONMENT OF WATER SERVICE

SECTION 3 - SYSTEM EXPANSION REQUIREMENTS

INFORMATION INCLUDED IN THIS SECTION:
• IMPACT DETERMINATION PROCESS
• CONSTRUCTION PLAN & PERMIT REQUIREMENTS
• CONSTRUCTION INSPECTION REQUIREMENTS
• CONSTRUCTION CLOSEOUT PROCEDURES

SECTION 4 - MHOG CONSTRUCTION FEE SCHEDULE

INFORMATION INCLUDED IN THIS SECTION:
• MHOG FEES
• TABLE 1
• RESIDENTIAL OR BUSINESS
• SYSTEM EXPANSION
• ESCROW FEES (APPLICABLE TO SYSTEM EXPANSION PROJECTS ONLY)
• MHOG CONSTRUCTION FEE DESCRIPTIONS

SECTION 5 - SANITARY SEWER CONNECTIONS & MODIFICATIONS

FOR GENOA AND OCEOLA TOWNSHIP MUNICIPAL SYSTEMS THAT ARE OPERATED BY THE MHOG UTILITY DEPARTMENT

SECTION 5.1 - NEW GRAVITY SERVICE CONNECTION
• CONNECT TO AN EXISTING LEAD
• MHOG INSTALLS NEW LEAD
• PROPERTY OWNER INSTALLS NEW LEAD

SECTION 5.2 - NEW GRINDER PUMP CONNECTION
• CONNECT TO AN EXISTING CURB STOP
• MHOG INSTALLS NEW CURB STOP
• CONNECT TO GRAVITY SEWER
• PUMP INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS

SECTION 5.3 - RELOCATION OF EXISTING GRINDER PUMP

SECTION 5.4 - ABANDONMENT OF EXISTING GRINDER PUMP

SECTION 5.5 - ABANDONMENT OF GRAVITY SEWER SERVICE

ATTACHMENTS

ATTACHMENT 1: WATER SERVICE CONNECTION TO HOME OR BUSINESS
ATTACHMENT 2: FIRE SUPPRESSION WITH HYDRANTS
ATTACHMENT 3: GRINDER PUMP SYSTEM TO HOME OR BUSINESS
ATTACHMENT 4: GRAVITY LEAD SERVICE TO HOME OR BUSINESS
ATTACHMENT 5: DEVELOPER PLAN REVIEW FLOW DIAGRAM
ATTACHMENT 6: CONSTRUCTION PHASE FLOW DIAGRAM

APPENDIX

APPENDIX A: METER PACKAGE FORM & COST
APPENDIX B: SAMPLE GRINDER PUMP EASEMENT
APPENDIX C: GRINDER PUMP FEE TABLE
APPENDIX D: GRINDER PUMP INSTALLATION GUIDE
APPENDIX E: SAMPLE MHOG INVOICE FOR SYSTEM EXPANSION PROJECT
APPENDIX F: HYDRANT METER RENTAL FORMS

 

 

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