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Village of Glendale Heights
Water & Sewer Maintenence
  • To provide top quality municipal water service to customers by operating and maintaining water supply facilities in accordance with local, state, and federal requirements to ensure the availability of a plentiful, and reliable water supply.
  • To provide outstanding municipal wastewater collection service to customers by developing, operating, and maintaining wastewater pumping stations, gravity sewers, service lines, and force mains in accordance with local, state, and federal requirements.
This division is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the water distribution system, which involves all storage tanks, pumping stations and standby well supplies. Lake Michigan water is supplied to Village residents through 76 miles of water main. While pumping an average of 2.7 million gallons of water daily, the system has the capacity to pump 6.2 million gallons daily. The division is also responsible for the maintenance of 83 miles of sanitary sewer collection and seven lift stations.

This division also provides a sanitary sewer service program which assists homeowners who may be experiencing sanitary sewer line problems.

Water Quality
The Village of Glendale Heights is mandated to make a summary report of the quality of its drinking water. This requirement is done annually in the Village newsletter.

The Village of Glendale Heights' water supply has met or exceeded standards for water quality and contaminant levels.

Questions regarding water quality should be directed to the Water and Sewer Manager at 630.260.6040.

You may view the full Water Quality Report for the Village of Glendale Heights online.

Other resources available:
  • United States Groundwater Section Web Site at
  • Illinois Environmental Protection Agency at 217.785.4787
  • United States Safe Drinking Water Hot Line at 800.426.4791
  • DuPage Water Commission at 630.834.0100
  • City of Chicago Department of Water Management at 312.744.6635