Emergency Preparedness

Citizen Resources
Unfortunately, there are often difficult circumstances that arise unexpectedly, whether they are weather, public safety or traffic related. Following are various resources Ypsilanti residents may want to consider and utilize both before and during emergency situations. As always, citizens should use their best judgment and dial 9-1-1 in circumstances when they are worried about their safety.

Public Safety

What follows are phone numbers and websites for various public safety entities. These contacts are for non-emergency situations only. Dial 9-1-1 if there are circumstances that require immediate attention and/or are life-threatening!
Following are various resources residents can utilize for more information in the case of extreme weather.
In most cases, Ypsilanti residents should contact the Ypsilanti Community Utilities Authority (YCUA) regarding water and sewer issues and DTE Energy with electricity and gas leak concerns. Citizens can check their utility bill to ensure they are contacting the correct entity.
Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) operates a webpage that updates existing traffic conditions in real-time.