Glenbard Wastewater Authority Background

Public Notices and Review Documents

Public Notices and Review Documents

(Public Notices and Review documents will be posted here when available and necessary)


Notice of Combined Sewer Overflow Permitted Discharge
(Posted February 5, 2019)

Public Notification Program for the Combined Sewer

The Glenbard Wastewater Authority (Authority) formed through an Intergovernmental Agreement between the Villages of Glen Ellyn and Lombard creating Regional Wastewater Treatment Facilities. Included in those facilities is the CSTF which operates under the Authority’s Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) National Pollution Discharge Elimination Systems (NPDES) Permit numbers IL0022471-001, 002 and 003. The Village of Lombard owns and maintains a collection system that incorporates approximately seven square miles of residential and commercial development tributary to the CSTF. The Authority, has developed this web page entry to notify the public of any discharges that occur from any of the three (3) permitted outfalls associated with the CSTF. These outfalls all discharge partially treated effluent into the East Branch of the DuPage River.

The CSTF, IL Permit Number 0022471, discharged at ~ 2:45 PM, on Feb. 4, 2019, for a period of ~ 12.75 hours, with a total discharge of 6.063 million gallons, due to a major warming and subsequent substantial snow melt.

Days are classified as 12:00p.m to 12:00p.m for permit reporting of the CSTF. If at any time you have questions regarding the discharge of the CSTF to the East Branch of the DuPage River or how the Authority treats the water, please do not hesitate to contact Authority staff at (630) 790-1901. Click here to view the Authority’s storm water plant.


Notice of Proposed Amendments to HSW/FOG Receiving Standard Operating Procedure Calculations
(Posted February 4, 2019)

Dear Neighbors and Community Members,

The Glenbard Wastewater Authority proposes to amend some components of the high strength waste/fats oils and grease (HSW/FOG) receiving standard operating procedure calculations. After almost a year of successful performance, the effectiveness of the procedures has been demonstrated, and we are therefore proposing to take the next step forward. As part of the standard operating procedures, any changes that are made require a public posting period, in which we welcome any feedback or questions you may have. The Proposed HSW/FOG Receiving Calculation Amendment SOP  is now available for review.

As always, please feel free to contact us for any reason, and thank you for your continued support


Notice of GWA Technical Advisory Committee Meeting
(Posted January 2, 2019)

Public Notification of Technical Advisory Committee Meeting

The Glenbard Wastewater Authority Technical Advisory Committee, a sub-committee of the Executive Oversight Committee, will meet on January 24, 2018, at 9:30 AM at the Glenbard Wastewater Authority (large Conference Room), located at 945 Bemis Road, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137


Notice of Combined Sewer Overflow Permitted Discharge
(Posted January 2, 2019)

Public Notification Program for the Combined Sewer

The Glenbard Wastewater Authority (Authority) formed through an Intergovernmental Agreement between the Villages of Glen Ellyn and Lombard creating Regional Wastewater Treatment Facilities. Included in those facilities is the CSTF which operates under the Authority’s Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) National Pollution Discharge Elimination Systems (NPDES) Permit numbers IL0022471-001, 002 and 003. The Village of Lombard owns and maintains a collection system that incorporates approximately seven square miles of residential and commercial development tributary to the CSTF. The Authority, has developed this web page entry to notify the public of any discharges that occur from any of the three (3) permitted outfalls associated with the CSTF. These outfalls all discharge partially treated effluent into the East Branch of the DuPage River.

The CSTF, IL Permit Number 0022471, discharged at ~ 7:30 PM, on Dec. 31, 2018, for a period of ~ 34.5 hours, with a total discharge of 7.678 million gallons, due to a storm event which began at ~ 12:00 PM, on Dec. 31, 2018, and ended ~ 7.0 hours later, with total rainfall of .55″

Days are classified as 12:00p.m to 12:00p.m for permit reporting of the CSTF. If at any time you have questions regarding the discharge of the CSTF to the East Branch of the DuPage River or how the Authority treats the water, please do not hesitate to contact Authority staff at (630) 790-1901. Click here to view the Authority’s storm water plant.


Low Flow Standard Operating Procedures
(Posted December 10, 2018)

In an attempt to mitigate odors during low flow conditions, the Glenbard Wastewater Authority has developed a Low Flow Odor Mitigation Standard Operating Procedure (SOP). The purpose of this SOP is a guide to assist plant operations staff with proactive measures to begin following when the Authority enters into low flow conditions that tend to generate additional odors.

Again, we thank you for your patience and cooperation throughout the year. We will continue to explore options to reduce the impact of incoming odors on the surrounding community and will provide updates as new developments occur.

If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to reach out via e-mail, phone, or visit.

Sincerely,

GWA


Contact Information

Glenbard Wastewater Authority
945 Bemis Rd
Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137
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Phone: (630) 790.1901
Fax: (630) 858.8119

Office Hours

Monday – Friday
7:30a.m. – 4:00p.m

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