While Sebewaing Light and Water Office is closed to the general public, our employees are working. They are vital to the reliability of our Electric, Water and Internet Utilities.  So if you see our employees, please help to keep them safe and healthy by practicing social distancing. Should you have a concern or issue, please contact our office (989.883.2700) as we are here to help. Thank You!!!!


3/18/2020  As we navigate through the coronavirus issue, we want to assure you that we are hear to help.  We ask that should you need assistance in paying your utility bills to please contact our office at  989.883.2700 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  We can also assist you with setting up online access to your account. 

As many of you are already aware, we have closed the office to the general public, on March 17, 2020, as a precautionary measure to mitigate the concerns due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus.  Our Office Staff and Field Personal will continue to work and remain vigilant in providing your utility services.  We can be reached after hours for water and electric at 989.258.0114 or internet at 844.215.4440.  Please know that we will continue to provide the service you have come to expect and appreciate your patience during this time.  We pray for your good Health.  Sincerely,  Charlene Hudson, Superintendent, Sebewaing Light and Water.

Assistance Programs that you could contact are:

(A pdf of the assistance programs is available here.)


Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS): 

  General Information:  https://www.michigan.gov/mdhhs

  MIBridges Assistance Programs for healthcare, food, cash, childcare:  https://newmibridges.michigan.gov/s/isd-landing-page?language=en_US

  Step Forward Michigan for assistance with your house or tax payments:  https://www.stepforwardmichigan.org/en/



  State of Michigan's Unemployment Insurance Agency:  https://www.michigan.gov/leo/0,5863,7-336-78421_97241---,00.html


Huron County:

  Northeast Michigan Community Service Agency:  https://www.nemcsa.org/counties/huron 

  Huron County Human Development Commission:  http://www.hdc-caro.org/ 

  Huron County Department of Human Services:  989.269.9201 https://newmibridges.michigan.gov/s/isd-landing-page?language=en_US 


United Way:  2-1-1 is a free, easy-to-remember telephone number that connects people in need with people who can help - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week  https://www.211nemichigan.org/ 


03/17/2020    Hello, Everyone,  After discussion with our Village President, our office will be closed to the general public until further notice.  However, office employees will report to work and be available via e-mail, phone, or our drop box.  This is a precautionary measure due to the spread of COVID-19.  It was announced at our Village Council meeting last night that the Huron County offices will be closed to the public. You may reach us at 989-883-2700  or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.




 The COVID-19 hotline is now live.  You may call 7 days a week 8 a.m.-5 p.m.


Public health & other experts will answer health related questions about COVID-19.  The team can also direct residents & providers to the right resources in their local communities and in other state governement departments. 


For more online information click on the topics below:

        How to Self Quarantine        

Testing for COVID-19

Symptoms and Testing

Cases & Latest Updates

Protect Your Family

Protect Your Home

How to Prepare

What BCBSM Thinks You Need to Know

Red Cross Safety and Readiness Tips


Information around this outbreak is changing rapidly.  The latest information is available at michigan.gov/coronavirus and cdc.gov/coronavirus




Sebewaing Light and Water is accepting bids until 2:30pm, March 31, 2020, for Stack Testing at both of our power facilities.

Main St Documents

Pine St Documents



Welcome to Sebewaing Light and Water – Your Low Cost Dependable Electric Services since 1911. 
We are proud to be a Public Power organization - owned by the Residents of Sebewaing Village.




We provide safe, reliable and environmentally responsible Electric, Water and Internet Utilities to our customers.  By operating all three utilities, we are able to provide these services at some of the lowest costs in the area.

SL&W has 12 generating units at 2 separate power plants to provide electric to our customer.  Under normal situations, we purchase our power from the Grid, but with our power plants we are able to provide power to our customers in case of emergency. 
The SL&W supplies water from 3 wells and 17 miles of pipe.  


Help us light up downtown Sebewaing! New festive lights were purchased for the downtown area and are on full display!

Sponsor a bulb for $10, which also includes the electricity needed to power it for 4 years!

If you are interested in sponsoring a bulb please pick up a sponsorship form from our office or Click Here to download the form!



New Green Pricing Program!!! Customers can "GO GREEN" with green energy pricing.  You can delegate 25%, 50% or 100% of your electric usage to use green energy at an additional rate of $0.015/kwh.


Home Heat assistance options:

United Way Call 2-1-1

The Heat and Warmth Fund (Thaw) Phone 1-800-866-THAW (8429) or visit thawfund.org

True North Phone (231) 359-5880 or visit truenorthservices.org

Michigan Community Action visit mcaaa.org

Human Development Commission (HDC) Phone (989) 269-9502 or visit newmibridges.michigan.gov

Michigan Veteran's Trust Fund Phone (517) 284-5299 or visit michiganveterans.com

DHHS only April 1-Oct 31st newmibridges.michigan.gov Phone 989-269-9201 (may give water assistance Nov 1-Mar 31st)

Salvation Army only April 1st-Oct 31st and you must apply through DHHS and select The Salvation Army as your referral partner on your MI Bridges application newmibridges.michigan.gov.  Questions? Call 616-929-1645 or toll free 1-855-929-1640



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On Call Pager  989.258.0114

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