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Water Conservation


Outdoor Water Usage

Water Waste GraphicThe Village of Glendale Heights is aware of the importance of conserving water. Please remember that water conservation measures will be implemented during the summer months. The following restrictions apply from May 1st through September 30th.

  1. Use On Odd Numbered Days: Homeowners/business owners with an odd numbered street address may engage in outdoor water use on odd numbered calendar days between the hours of 6:00am and 10:00am, and between the hours of 6:00pm to 10:00pm.

  2. Use On Even Numbered Days: Homeowners/Business Owners with an even numbered address may engage in outdoor water use on even numbered calendar days between the hours of 6:00am and 10:00am, and between the hours of 6:00pm to 10:00pm.

Uses Permitted On All Days: Outdoor usage of water will be allowed during all hours on all days, provided that hoses are used for outdoor water usage which are fitted with automatic shutoff devices.

Rain Barrels

Rain BarrelDid you know during the hot summer months, the average homeowner uses 40 percent of the household water in the yard? A simple, efficient, low-cost method for homeowners to conserve water is to use a rain barrel.

A rain barrel is simply a large container used to collect and store rainwater. Instead of rain running down the driveways and sidewalks to sewers, rainwater falls into a rain barrel where it can be stored for use in gardens and for house plants and outdoor watering needs.

The Village of Glendale Heights is committed to promote the use of the rain barrel in the community and thereby, through Ordinance No. 2011-24, has established a set of guidelines for the proper type and size, location on property, general requirements and maintenance. The Village also passed Resolution No. 2011-R-54, supporting the Water Conservation and Protection Program established by DuPage Water Commission. You may download the Community Development department's brochure regarding rain barrel requirements for more informaiton.

Other Resources

A few simple tips can make a difference in how much water you use indoors and outdoors. Check out the DuPage Water Commission's conservation website for more great water conversing tips!