The Water and Sewer Division is responsible for supplying clean, safe Lake Michigan drinking water to the residents of Burr Ridge. This includes maintaining the pumping, storage, and distribution system comprising of a pumping station, a 3 million gallon underground reservoir, 2 million and 300,000 gallons elevated storage tank, a standby system of wells, and communication systems. Additionally, it is responsible for water sampling/testing, water main repairs, fire hydrant flushing, valve exercising, and water meter readings.
Water & Sewer Division Supervisor
If you are experiencing a water problem, please call the Public Works Department at 630-654-8181
during business hours, which are Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. If you need assistance with a water issue after hours or on weekends, please call 9-1-1.
Fire hydrants are in the Village's water system for the purpose of fighting fires and saving lives. Unlawful use of fire hydrants is not permitted and should be reported to the Public Works Department.
Source of Burr Ridge Water
In 1984, Burr Ridge became the first in DuPage County to provide Lake Michigan water to all its customers.
On January 10, 2023, the Village of Burr Ridge held an informational meeting regarding the process of extending water mains in unincorporated areas and tapping onto them. The presentation is available for download here