Scheduled Electric Outages      |     Water Outages      |     10th Street      |     College Ave. Reconstruction      |     Country Club      |     Water Main Flushing

College Ave. Electric Lines      |     Electric Pole Inspection      |      Park Township Water Meters



Electric Outages

Date Type Location Status More Information
 Wed. 9-8-2021 Electric  

E. 29th, E. 30th, and Lincoln Ave

Scheduled  8:30am - 12:00pm
Thurs. 9-9-2021 Electric W. 34th, between Pine and Central Scheduled 8:30am - 12:00pm


Water Outages

Date Type Location Status More Information

 Wed, 9-22-2021


Possible water main break on E 32nd St near railroads between Waverly Rd and US-31 

 Not Scheduled

11:00am -


Maintaining the Holland BPW utility system is essential to the reliability of our services. Oftentimes crews are working in roads, which can be dangerous. We ask our community to help keep our team safe. When you see crews working, please take care to respect their work zones.


College Avenue Reconstruction - 14th to 24th Street

Project Lead: The City of Holland

When: April - August

More Information:

10th Street - VanRaalte to Lincoln

Project Lead: City of Holland, partnering with MDOT

When: After Tulip Time - November

What: Complete ROW to ROW replacement – New Storm Sewer, Water main and Sanitary. 

More information:

Country Club Reconstruction - 8th Street to Legion Park

Project Lead: Holland BPW

When: July - October

What: The water main, sanitary force main, and storm sewer will be replaced.

Public Open House

Meeting Location: City Hall Council Chambers*
Address:  270 South River Avenue
Date & Time:  Monday, April 12, 2021 from 4:30-6:00pm
YouTube web address:

*Due to Covid the Council Chambers maximum capacity is 25 people.

Water Main Flushing

When: Begins April 1, 2021

What: To improve water qualityand minimize discoloration, Holland Board of PublicWorks water mains are comprehensively flushedby a technique known as unidirectional flushing. Theprocedure is performed in warm-weather months and involves the systematic opening and closing of hydrants, one section of main at a time, to force the water through the pipes at high velocity, removing accumulated mineral sediment until the water is clear.

Where: The area in the map below, shaed in blue.




College Avenue Electric Lines

When: December 2020 – May 2021

Where: College Avenue from 13th Street to 24th Street

Project Summary

Holland BPW is burying the overhead electric lines on College Avenue from 13th Street to 24th Street.


Removing the overhead electric lines will improve the visual aesthetics of the area and enhance the reliability of the electric system.


The project will involve Holland BPW line crew, specified contractors and tree trimmers. At times, work will take place in and around customer property within the designated area.

Scheduled Outages

This project will involve scheduled power outages to complete portions of the work. Customers will be notified about scheduled outages by mail.


Project Engineer: Lisa Kozlowski, 616-355-1683

Contractors: Precision Trenching  and Integrity Tree Service

Pole Inspection

Holland BPW inspects electric poles regularly to ensure safety and reliability of the Holland BPW electric system.

UAMI 400x200We have contracted Utility Asset Management Inc. to conduct a thorough inspection of the poles in certain areas. The inspection includes analysis of wood condition, wire and communication cable condition, and any other concerns. The inspection process began in May and will take several months. (If your area is scheduled for inspection, we mailed you a post card in the spring.)

Utility Asset Management will be accessing power poles for inspection as allowed by the Holland BPW terms of service.
If you have questions, please contact customer service, (616) 355-1500 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Utility Asset Management, Inc. (UAM) is an essential infrastructure company. To protect the health and safety of the public and crews, they implemented COVID-19 Field Protocols. While inspecting the poles in your area, the protocols will be followed.

UAM COVID-19 Field Protocols

  • A maximum of three people are allowed in UAM vehicles.
  • UAM staff must maintain at least 6 ft distance from any interactions with the public.
  • UAM Staff will actively inform the public of social distancing requirements during any interactions.