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Thanksgiving 2020 Used Cooking Oil Recycling Event

11/12/2020

If you’re frying a turkey this Thanksgiving, be sure to recycle your cooking oil! Recycling used cooking oil helps divert thousands of pounds of oil and grease away from sewers, preventing major clogs and issues. As part of SCARCE‘s annual, one-day event, we will be collecting used, liquid cooking oil on Saturday, Nov. 28 from 9 a.m. to noon at our Administration Center. For more information about the event, visit SCARCE’s Cooking…

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Latex paint recycling event a success

11/10/2020

Thank you to those who participated in our recently hosted latex paint and aerosol paint recycling event! More than 40 cars came through with several gallons of paint and numerous aerosol paint cans to recycle. Thank you to SCARCE for organizing the event through us and to ePaint and Flat Can Recycling for providing their services. Recycling paint helps prevent major issues and clogs in the sanitary sewer system, as…

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District office closed Nov. 3 for Election Day

11/02/2020

In observance of the 2020 General Election Day, the District will be closed Tuesday, Nov. 3. The District’s office will be reopen on Wednesday, Nov. 4 with reduced hours from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. If you are a customer experiencing a sewer backup, please call us at any time at (630) 969-0664 to report the incident. We have personnel on call at all hours.

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Latex Paint and Aerosol Paint recycling event

10/23/2020

The District and SCARCE will host a Latex Paint Recycling event on Saturday October, 24, 2020 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Administration Center at 2710 Curtiss Street in Downers Grove. Residents can drop off latex paint only (no oil based paint, stains or varnishes). The fee is $4.00 per gallon or $12 for a 5 gallon bucket. Residents can also recycle aerosol paint cans. The fee is $1.00…

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District performs Sherman Street Sewer Replacement Project

09/16/2020

Beginning over the next few days, a contractor by the name of Austin Tyler Construction, will be doing some sewer replacement work on Sherman Street between Prospect Avenue and Stanley Avenue in Downers Grove. Approximately 350 Ft. of badly deteriorated sanitary sewer will be dug up and replaced. During the replacement project, the road will be closed to thru traffic during construction hours (7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.). There will…

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District performs Stanley Ave. Sewer Lining Rehabilitation Project

08/20/2020

Beginning within the next several weeks, a contractor by the name of Insituform Technologies, will be doing some sewer reconstruction on Stanley Avenue between Ogden Avenue and Grant Avenue in Downers Grove. Instead of digging up and replacing the old pipeline, a process called lining will be utilized to reconstruct approximately 1,550 Ft. of badly deteriorated sewer. During the lining operation there will be equipment set up at the sanitary…

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Annual Open House cancelled this year

08/04/2020

Regretfully, the Downers Grove Sanitary District has decided to cancel the 2020 Open House due to uncertainty caused by COVID-19. This was not an easy decision, but we believe it is in the best interest of our guests and our employees. We hope to see you at the next scheduled open house in 2021!

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Join our July 21 Board of Trustees meeting

07/21/2020

The District will hold the July 21 Board of Trustees meeting physically at its Administration Center at 2710 Curtiss Street, Downers Grove, IL 60515 at 7 p.m. A maximum of 15 individuals will be permitted in the building due to current safety guidelines. In the event the Public wishes to virtually attend this meeting, they may do so using the link or phone numbers provided below. This month’s BOT agenda:…

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Job Opening – Laboratory Analyst

The District currently has an opening for a full-time Laboratory Analyst position at the Wastewater Treatment Center. This position is responsible for sample collection and laboratory analysis for biosolids, stream, surcharge, industrial, and plant monitoring; conducts laboratory evaluations in accordance with regulations derived primarily from Standard Methods and the USEPA; and operates and maintains laboratory instrumentation as well as sampling equipment. The current salary range for the position is $24.36…

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Important Notice: District will apply late fees beginning Aug. 1

Starting August 1, the District will be applying late fees and penalties to any District customer accounts that are delinquent after the Friday, August 14 due date. The District did not apply any late fees or penalties during the months of April, May, June or July due to the existing COVID-19 pandemic. Reminder notices for accounts that are delinquent after August 14 will be issued the week of August 17….

Sewer Problems? Call (630) 969-0664
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2710 Curtiss Street
P.O. Box 1412
Downers Grove, Illinois 60515-0703

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

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Monday-Friday: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday: Closed

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