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Facilities Management

Organization

The Facilities Management Division (FMD) is organized into five operating units
as follows:

  • FMD Business Office
  • Drain Maintenance
  • CSO Basins and Wastewater Transport Systems

Major Activities and Descriptions

Business Office: The Business Office is responsible for the financial management and reporting of over $140 million in revenues received annually from our customers. The Business Office is also responsible for the administrative functions of the County's drainage districts, along with customer service, quality and productivity initiatives across the Division.

Drains: The Facilities Management Division is responsible for the maintenance and operation of over 500 established drainage districts extending over 1,500 miles, and all ancillary facilities to the drains.

CSO Basins and Wastewater Transport Systems: This unit maintains and operates a number of Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) retention treatment basins as well as wastewater conveyance systems that transport wastewater to the wastewater system operated by the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA). The wastewater transport systems, including the Rouge Valley Sewage Disposal System, serve 14 Wayne County communities and also transport flow from parts of Oakland County to the GLWA. The Division is responsible for maintaining the interceptors, all associated pump and lift stations, and an extensive flow monitoring system.