Public Works Department

The Public Works Department maintains village buildings, parks, water facilities, sewer facilities, stormwater systems, street, and right-of-ways with in the Village of Lake Villa.

  • Maintain and operate more than 39 miles of sanitary sewers.
  • Maintain and operate 11 wastewater pumping stations.
  • Maintain and operate over 41 miles of water mains.
  • Maintain and operate 590 fire hydrants.
  • Operate 2 elevated water storage. One 600,000 gallon tank and another tank storing 1 million gallons.
  • Maintain 6 water supply well houses and 10 wells for the delivery of 215 million gallons of drinking water per year.
  • Maintain 3,581 b-box valves and water meters.
  • Maintain and snowplow 59 miles of streets.
  • Maintain 209 Village-owned streetlights
  • Maintain 11 parks and Tot Lots
  • Maintain and operate 1,161 valves.
  • Maintain the grounds of Lehmann Mansion
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  • Press Release - Leaf Vacuuming Services Started October 21st
    Lake Villa, IL. Waste Management leaf vacuuming services commenced on Monday, October 21st and will continue through Friday, November 30th. Residents are asked to rake leaves to the parkway lawn where vacuum trucks will collect them. Leaves should b...
  • Street Sweeping
    A Street sweeping contractor will be cleaning all Village streets the week of October 28, 2019. Please refrain from parking vehicles or placing garbage cans on your street between the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. during this time.
  • Fire Hydrant Flushing
    The Village will be flushing fire hydrants Monday, October 14th - Friday, October 25th, 2019 during the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Signs will be posted as a reminder. You may experience rusty water or a temporary change of water pressure du...
  • 2019 Water Quality Report
    Annual Water Quality Report for the period of January 1 to December 31, 2018.
  • Press Release - Lake Villa Begins Receiving Lake Michigan Water
    Lake Villa, IL. The Village of Lake Villa and Fox Lake Hills project to bring Lake Michigan Water to your homes and businesses is now complete. Lake Villa is now filling our system with Lake Michigan Water, with the process expected to be completed ...

Contact Us

Glenn McCollum, Director of Public Works
Village Hall (more)
65 Cedar Ave
P.O. Box 519
Lake Villa, IL 60046

  • Phone: (847) 356-6100
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  • Office Hours:
    Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm

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