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OFFICIAL NOTICE WATER DIVISION

UNIDIRECTIONAL HYDRANT FLUSHING 

The Village of Oak Lawn Water Division has contracted M.E. Simpson to perform necessary and preventative maintenance of the distribution system to ensure proper operation.

Accumulated sediment in the water main and fire hydrants will be flushed during normal business hours

Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

Beginning September 25th through September 26th 2017

While flushing is underway short temporary periods of low pressure and discolored water can be expected, but DOES NOT present a health hazard.

To restore clarity to your tap water use a faucet with the aerator removed, or use a laundry sink faucet without an aerator, and flow the cold water until it clears.

M.E. Simpson will give notification by placing signs in the parkways of the areas they are working in. Questions call Water Department 708-499-7747

                     Locations of system maintenance are:

                     95th Street to 99th Street, Nashville to Harlem.

                     Please refrain from doing Laundry during these times if Possible

 

Any questions regarding this Flush Program may be directed to the Water Division at 708-499-7747.

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The Public Works Department is dedicated to the provision of the highest quality of service to the residents of the Village of Oak Lawn through careful planning and efficient execution.

In addition to maintaining 183.54 miles of public roadways including snow removal, street sweeping, street lighting, traffic signs, and paving; Public Works maintains the public right of ways and the Parkway Tree Planting Program.  Our team oversees the maintenance and repairs of the sewer which is composed of two separate entities, a sanitary system and storm water system. Our water distribution system is highly recognized throughout the State of Illinois and provides water to neighboring communities, making the Village of Oak Lawn the 2nd largest user/supplier of Lake Michigan water.

Public Works is responsible for all Village-owned buildings and properties, including the commuter train station and administers contracted trash, recycling, and yard waste collection. The Public Works Equipment Maintenance division repairs and maintains all Village vehicles and equipment.

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