News and Announcements

News and Announcements

  • Preventing Frozen Water Pipes- Allow a small trickle of water from both your cold and hot water faucets to run to keep pipes from freezing.  The cost of the extra water is low compared to the cost to repair a broken pipe.  Customers should also consider a wise water use practice and collect the running water for later use.
  • CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION TESTING – Water/Wastewater Division- The City of Ottawa Civil Service Commission will be testing to establish an eligibility register for future positions in Public Works-Water/wastewater Division on March 20 2019.  Applications will be available on February 25, 2019. Knowledge of water/wastewater operations is recommended, but not required for this examination Study materials for this exam can be found on
  • Water Survey- The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) requires every water supplier to develop and implement a comprehensive cross connection control program for the elimination of existing cross connections and prevention or protection from all future cross connections. Regulations are in place to protect our drinking water systems A requirement of the program is to conduct a
  • Thornton Park Ice Rink Info- Thornton Park Ice Rink Info