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RV Dump Station Closed Week of Aug. 26


UPDATE 09/03/19: The RV dump station is now anticipated to be reopened Monday, Sept. 16. The District’s RV dump station will be closed during the week of Aug. 26 due to reconstruction of the Administration Center’s two driveway aprons. The RV dump station is expected to be reopened on Tuesday, Sept. 3 due to the Labor Day holiday. The station is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays,…


Join us for our 30th Annual Open House!

The District Invites Community to 30th Annual Open House The Downers Grove Sanitary District invites the community to visit the Wastewater Treatment Center for the 30th annual Open House on Saturday, Oct. 5. The Open House is a free, family-friendly event on Saturday, Oct. 5 from 9 a.m. to noon at the District’s Wastewater Treatment Center, 5003 Walnut Avenue in Downers Grove. This is a unique opportunity for residents to…


District performs Warren Ave. sewer lining rehabilitation project


Beginning on the evening of Friday, Aug. 2, the District will start rehabilitation of approximately 1,550 feet of aging mainline sanitary sewer located in the road of Warren Avenue in downtown Downers Grove. The District will be employing a state-of-the-art trenchless sewer rehabilitation technique called ‘Cured in Place Pipe’ where an epoxy-laden felt liner is inserted into the existing pipe, and heat-cured in place, using the existing pipe as the…


Office Closed In Observance Of Holiday – July 4, 2019


In observance of the upcoming holiday, the District’s administrative office, located at 2710 Curtiss Street in Downers Grove, will be closed Thursday, July 4, 2019. The District’s office will reopen at 8 a.m. on Friday, July 5. If you are a customer experiencing a sewer backup, please do not hesitate to call us at any time at (630) 969-0664 to report the incident. We have personnel on call at all…


PBS NewsHour highlights District’s grease hauling program and net-zero operations


The District was recently featured in a news segment by PBS NewsHour that highlights our grease hauling program and net-zero operations! It explores from start to finish how we use restaurant grease in our wastewater treatment process to create energy to fully power our treatment plant. You can watch the video at the link below. Watch Video  


2019 Newsletter Now Available


Our 2019 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 Bill payments options including EasyPay Sewer Rehabilitation Project Set for Warren Ave. in Downers Grove Used Cooking Oil Recycling…


DGSD participates in DuPage County River Sweep and earns Adopt-A-Stream sign


On Saturday, May 18, the District participated in the annual DuPage County River Sweep with a group from the Downers Grove First United Methodist Church. Volunteers picked up about 12 garbage bags full of debris along St. Joseph Creek south of our wastewater treatment plant. They even removed larger items like boards and pipes. Because of our participation in river clean-up events over the past several years and our partnership…


Update: Position Filled, Part-Time Accounting Assistant


Update 04/02/19: This position has been filled. The District currently has an opening for the position of Part-Time Accounting Assistant at the District’s Administration Center. The position  performs governmental accounting functions including month-end accounting, bank reconciliations, adjusting journal entries and other financial record keeping needs for the organization. It also assists with secretarial duties. The appropriate pay range for the position is between $21.07 per hour and $31.61 per hour…


Help Shape Stream Restoration Projects


The District is a member of the DuPage River Salt Creek Work Group (DRSCW) and we hope you will join us in showing support for stream restoration along Salt Creek by completing a brief survey. The survey aims to help identify ways to improve water quality, preserve important resources, and save taxpayers money. We appreciate your participation! You can complete the 5-minute survey at www.restoresaltcreek.org.


UPDATE: District phone system is back up


UPDATE: The phone system is back up. Thank you for your patience. The District’s phone system is currently down. It is anticipated that the phone system will be back up on Thursday, February 21. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. If you need to contact us for any reason, please call our main number at 630-969-0664 as we have a live answering service and they will be able…

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.

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