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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 Invitation to Bid for Liquid Oxygen Supply and Atmospheric Vaporizer Leasing
(Posted December 6, 2021)

Liquid Oxygen Supply & Atmospheric Vaporizer Leasing Invitation to Bid

Sealed bids for Liquid Oxygen Supply and Atmospheric Vaporizer Leasing for the Glenbard Wastewater Authority, DuPage County, Illinois, will be received by the Glenbard Wastewater Authority, 945 Bemis Road, Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137, until 9:00 AM on Tuesday, February 1, 2022. After that time has expired, the bids will be publicly opened and read. All bids shall be submitted in an opaque, sealed envelope clearly labeled to identify the bidder and project, and marked “SEALED BID – Glenbard Wastewater Authority – Liquid Oxygen Supply and Atmospheric Vaporizer Leasing”.

In general, the Sale and Delivery of liquid oxygen for daily use at the Glenbard Wastewater Authority Bemis Road facility is required for sustained operation of a High Purity Oxygen Activated Sludge Wastewater Treatment Facility. In addition, the Authority is seeking to lease Atmospheric Vaporizers to be housed on-site and maintained by the bidder. Services are to be provided as specified in Section C of this request for proposal. The initial term shall be three years from the date the contract is executed, thereafter, the agreement shall automatically renew for no more than two successive one-year renewal terms unless terminated at the end of the initial term or any renewal term. It is anticipated that the service period will be for three years beginning in April 2022 to March, 2025. With satisfactory performance, the contract will be automatically be renewed for the additional two one-year terms, extending it to March 2027. Bid documents may be obtained and/or examined by downloading using this link https://www.gbww.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/Request-for-Liquid-Oxygen-Proposal.pdf.

Questions can be directed to Matt Streicher at the offices of the Glenbard Wastewater Authority, 945 Bemis Road, Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137. Phone: (630) 790-1901 x 126 Monday through Friday, 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM.

The Glenbard Wastewater Authority Executive Oversight Committee reserves the right to reject any and all proposals, and to waive technicalities, irregularities, and/or informalities. All costs and prices quoted are firm and irrevocable for a period of one hundred and twenty (120) days after the actual date of Bid opening. At that time each Bid received is an irrevocable offer, which upon acceptance by Glenbard Wastewater Authority forms a binding contract. Unless the Bid is rejected in the exercise of discretion by the Executive Oversight Committee, award of contract shall be to the lowest responsible and qualified bidder, in a manner consistent with law.


Notice of Combined Sewer Overflow Permitted Discharge
(Posted June 29, 2021)

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 ~ 5:45 AM, on June 25, 2021, for a period of ~ 9.0 hours, with a total discharge of 8.54 million gallons, due to a rain event of ~ 2.4″, which began on June 24, 2021 at ~ 1:20 PM, with a duration of ~ 8.5 hours.

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.


IEPA Project Public Notification
(Posted Aril 1, 2021)

Notice of IEPA Project Publication

In April 2021, the Glenbard Wastewater Authority will commence construction of the 2020 Biosolids Dewatering Improvements at the Advanced Wastewater Treatment Facility located at 21W551 Bemis Road, Glen Ellyn, IL. The 2020 Biosolids Dewatering Improvements project is financed by the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (SRF). The SRF program is administered by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency and receives a portion of its money to fund these types of projects from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

The project includes improvements to the dewatering equipment located within the existing sludge processing building. More specifically, the project includes rehabilitation of the existing belt filter presses, dewatered sludge conveyors, polymer equipment and storage, as well as upgrades to the electrical, SCADA, and FOG/HSW receiving systems located within the facility.

Once complete, the project will improve water quality for area residents and businesses in the Lombard and Glen Ellyn areas of Illinois. SRF programs operate in each state to provide communities the resources necessary to build, maintain, and improve the infrastructure that protects one of our most valuable resources: water.


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
7:00a.m. – 3:30p.m

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