Storm Sewer

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The Storm Sewer Division is responsible for the maintenance and repair of all Village owned storm sewer infrastructure and storm drainage ways. The Village currently maintains 224 miles of storm sewer pipe ranging between four and seventy‐two inches in diameter, over sixty (60) miles of creek lines, four thousand one hundred (4,100) catch‐basins, one thousand one hundred (1,100) outlets, and six thousand five hundred (6,479) street inlets. Monthly inspections are performed on all Village drainage ways and lake/pond outfall pipes to reduce the risk of flooding during heavy rain events.

 Flooding? Sewer Blockage?
If you are experiencing flooding or a sewer blockage call the
Public Works Department at (847) 490-6800. 
If the event occurs before or after hours, please contact the Police Department (847) 882-1818.

(Public Works is open - Monday – Friday from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm)


Selected 2017 Accomplishments

  • Completed creek line cleaning in the Concord Lane flow area.
  • Rebuilt and repaired storm sewer catch basins/inlets of various sizes of failed storm sewer pipes at over forty (40) sites, the most notable of which is the repair of a twenty‐seven inch elliptical storm sewer at Northview Lane.
  • Installation of drain tiles at six (6) sites to improve local drainage.
  • Flushed/cleaned over ten thousand (10,000) feet of storm sewer pipe

Flood Safety Checks
Ready Check - Flooding

Public Works Department - (847) 490-6800 -