The Downers Grove Sanitary District is responsible for providing sanitary sewer service for the Village of Downers Grove, the portion of the Village of Westmont west of Cass Avenue, and portions of Woodridge, Lisle, Lombard, Oak Brook, and Darien, Illinois. We are a separate unit of local government, independent of the municipalities where we provide sewer service. We are not part of the Village of Downers Grove.
The Downers Grove Sanitary District was organized in 1921 under the State of Illinois' Sanitary District Act of 1917. Today we provide sewer service to 20,000 customers, including wastewater generated by more than 60,000 people and a number of commercial, industrial and institutional customers. We operate and maintain a sewer system with over 250 miles of sewer main, and a Wastewater Treatment Center with a design average capacity of 11 million gallons per day.
We are determined to provide extraordinary service to our customers. We have developed comprehensive programs to assist our customers to maintain their building sanitary service at a high standard of excellence.
Our programs include:
Please take advantage of our website to gain easy access to our services and programs. We are excited about serving our customers, and expect our website to improve our level of service.
Recycle your turkey grease this Thanksgiving! By recycling used cooking oil, residents can help divert thousands of pounds of oil and grease away from sewers, preventing major clogs and issues.
Drop off your used cooking oil at our administration center on Saturday, Nov. 28 from 9 a.m. to noon. For more information, visit SCARCE’s website about the grease recycling program.
NEW ONLINE BILLING PORTAL
AUTOPAY: THE EASIEST WAY TO PAY YOUR SEWER BILL
With Autopay, your bill is automatically paid directly from your checking account in the three days before it is due. You continue to receive a bill reminding you that your payment will be withdrawn.
Always on time. No checks to write, stamps or envelopes. Best of all, there is no extra charge for this service.
Enrollment is easy, and can be done electronically via secure server here, or by completing this form and transmitting it to our office via fax or regular mail. You can discontinue this service by simply notifying us in writing.