The Village purchases water from the Central Lake County Joint Action Water Agency ("JAWA") for distribution to all residential and commercial customers via a network of 39 miles of water mains.  Water meters are read and billed quarterly. To initiate or discontinue water service please contact the Finance Department at 847-234-0774.  Payment can be made by mail or in person at Village Hall (40 E. Center Avenue).

Water ServiceRate (effective 5/1/23)
Within Village $7.80 / 1,000 gallons
Outside Village $8.96 / 1,000 gallons
Account Maintenance $10.00 / quarter*
Sewer ServiceRate (effective 5/1/21)
Within Village $1.10 / 1,000 gallons of water usage
Outside Village $1.21 / 1,000 gallons of water usage
Stormwater Utility Fee Rate (effective 7/1/23)
Within Village $195 per Equivalent Runoff Unit (ERU)

*The customer charge is dependent upon meter size.

For the current Comprehensive Fee Schedule, please click here. This schedule may not reflect recently passed amendments.

Residents of the Sanctuary Subdivision receive water service from the City of North Chicago. For information concerning water rates and procedures, please contact the Sanctuary Homeowner's Association or the City of North Chicago at 847-596-8626, or visit the North Chicago website at