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We care about water. A lot. In order to share that message better with you, we are working with the Water Research Foundation to learn more about our customers’ relationship with water. We need your help filling out this survey! Why help? Giving answers will result in: · Your voice being heard · More conversations around the things you want to hear about · More activities that align with your values…


Community Invited to 28th Annual Open House


Join us for our 28th Annual Open House! Saturday, October 7, 2017 9 a.m. to noon Hosted at our Wastewater Treatment Center   Every year we host an open house at our Wastewater Treatment Center. The Open House is an excellent opportunity for the community to learn about wastewater collection and treatment and its critical role in improving water quality. We host hundreds of guests, including scout troops, school groups, environmental…


DGSD Hosts Water Technology Alliance Workshop


Last week the District was pleased to host a workshop in partnership with the Water Technology Alliance (WTA), part of the Consulate General of Denmark in Chicago. The workshop titled “From Energy Consumer to Energy Producer: The American WWTP of the Future” addressed practical methods and tools to achieve energy neutral wastewater treatment.


Volunteers Clean St. Joseph Creek During DuPage County River Sweep


On Saturday, June 10, District employees joined a group from First United Methodist Church, Downers Grove for the annual DuPage County River Sweep. Volunteers picked up about 17 garbage bags full of debris along St. Joseph Creek behind our wastewater treatment plant. Items such as glass bottles, cans, a truck tire, parts of a car seat and much more were removed. The DuPage County River Sweep is an annual cleanup event…


2017 Annual Newsletter Now Available


Our 2017 newsletter is now available! Read about updates on the District’s current activities, programs and more. Highlights include: Sewer assistance programs including: Building Sanitary Service Repair Assistance Program Reimbursement Program for Sanitary Sewer Backups Caused by Public Sewer Blockages Reimbursement Program for the Installation of Overhead Sewers and Backflow Prevention Devices Paperless billing and payments options including EasyPay Students learn about wastewater Net-Zero Energy Facility Click here to view…


District hosts delegates from Costa Rica


Yesterday the District welcomed two delegates from Costa Rica to our Wastewater Treatment Center. Pictured here is our General Manager Nick Menninga with Alvaro Araya-Garcia and Manuel Lopez-Fonseca from Costa Rica’s water and wastewater agency, Instituto Costarricense de Acueductos y Alcantarillados, or AyA for short. They toured our treatment plant and learned about our efforts to become a net-zero energy facility. Costa Rica strives to operate on 100% green energy,…


Eisenhower Junior High School Tours Treatment Plant


Last week, the District hosted tours of the wastewater treatment plant for 6th graders from Eisenhower Jr High School in Darien. More than 160 students had the opportunity to see firsthand how the treatment plant operates. During their field trip, students also visited the DuPage Water Commission, the Elmhurst Quarry and SCARCE to learn more about water, how it is treated and what we can do to conserve it. Learn…


Clarendon Hills Middle School Tours Treatment Plant


On Monday, the District hosted tours of the wastewater treatment plant for students from Clarendon Hills Middle School. More than 200 students had the opportunity to see firsthand how the treatment plant operates and to learn about the sanitary district’s role in the community. Learn more about educational opportunities available through the District.


District Office Closed April 14, Sewer Bill Due April 17


Due to the District’s administration office being closed on Friday, April 14 in observance of Good Friday, this month’s sewer bill due date is Monday, April 17. Sewer bills are normally due on the 15th of the month. The District’s office will reopen at 8 a.m. on Monday for customers to pay their bill in person. For more information about other payment options, visit Your Account page. If you are a customer experiencing a…


District phone system to be upgraded March 22


District customers please note – the District will be upgrading its phone system the morning of Wednesday, March 22 between the hours of 7 a.m. and 12 p.m. limiting customers’ access to office resources.  The District’s manned answering service will be available to answer any calls during this time. During this outage, District residents should continue to call the District at 630-969-0664 to report emergencies, such as sanitary sewer backups or…

Sewer Problems? Call (630) 969-0664
Our technicians are available at all hours to help you.

Contact Information

2710 Curtiss Street
P.O. Box 1412
Downers Grove, Illinois 60515-0703

Phone: (630) 969-0664
Fax: (630) 969-0827

Office Hours

Monday-Friday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday: Closed

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