Public Works and Engineering
1111 Joseph J. Schwab Road
Des Plaines, IL 60016
Monday to Friday
7:30 am to 4:30 pm
This division is responsible for operation and maintenance of the City’s sanitary and storm sewers. The work includes main line rodding and root cutting, main line televising, lift station operation/maintenance, catch basin cleaning, flood response and utility locating.
The City’s Sewer Division works collaboratively with the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago on various storm and sanitary projects throughout the year as well as monitoring the City’s connections with MWRDGC interceptors.
In addition to these basic functions, the Sewer Division is also involved in the two specialized programs below. Questions? Please call 847.391.5464.