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  • About

    City of North Chicago Water

    North Chicago’s Water Treatment Plant provides for the operation, repair, and maintenance of the city’s water supply system. The plant functions with eleven employees working around the clock keeping the plant running 24 hours per day /365 days per year. The plant was built in the 1930s. It was expanded in the 50s, 70s, and 90s, with the most recent addition in the mid-2000s. With numerous mechanical systems and the need to provide quality water, the plant is striving to exceed citizen and EPA expectations by modernizing the plant prior to EPA regulations and using energy efficient equipment to keep costs down. Since 2005, the plant has implemented the several major improvements including a surge tank, four variable frequency drives, refurbishing of the water screens, refurbishing of heating and dehumidifying systems, roofing replacement, filter enhancement, SCADA upgrades and enhancements, chlorine conversion from a gas to liquid-based chlorine treatment system.

  • north chicago water facts

    Population served

    Metered customers

    Miles of main

    Number of fire hydrants

    Water production
    (average million Gallons per day) 3.496

    Maximum daily production
    (million gallons per day) 4.288

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    City of North Chicago
    1850 Lewis Avenue
    North Chicago, Illinois 60064
    General: 847.596.8600
    Water Department: 847.596.8880

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