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 May 27, 2020)

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 ~ 12:00 PM, on May 19, 2020, for a period of ~ 8.75 hours, with a total discharge of 2.937 million gallons, due to a rain event of ~ .15″, which began on May 19, 2020 at ~ 2:23 AM, with a duration of ~ 6.0 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.


Notice of Combined Sewer Overflow Permitted Discharge
(Posted May 27, 2020)

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 ~ 2:30 AM, on May 16, 2020, for a period of ~ 66.25 hours, with a total discharge of 88.204 million gallons, due to a rain event of ~ 3.46″, which began on May 16, 2020 at ~ 10:30 PM, with a duration of ~ 35.75 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.


Notice of Publication Fact Sheet “Bio-Solids and COVID-19”
(Posted May 12, 2020)

Notice of Publication Fact Sheet “Bio-Solids and COVID-19”

With the emergence of the 2019-2020 Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, the fate of the virus in wastewater treatment operations and biosolids and potential health risks have become subjects of public interest. Therefore, the Illinois Association of Wastewater Agencies, the Illinois Water Environment Association, and Central States Water Environment Association worked jointly to prepare this a sheet on the safety of biosolids with respect to COVID-19. Please click here to see the fact sheet.


Notice of Public Hearing
(Posted May 6, 2020) Contact: Matt Streicher, Glenbard Wastewater

Notice of Public Hearing – Glenbard Wastewater Authority to Hold Public Information Hearing

Lombard, Illinois – Glenbard Wastewater Authority (GWA) will hold a public information hearing regarding its Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Stormwater Facility. The meeting will present GWA’s CSO Pollution Prevention Plan (PPP) and will be held on Thursday June 18, 2020 at 7:00 P.M. via Zoom (Due to COVID-19 related circumstances). Interested participants can join the meeting at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86913294950, or call in at (312) 626-6799 and use Meeting ID being 869 1329 4950.

The GWA CSO Stormwater Facility operates under National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit No. IL0022471, which was renewed effective on September 23, 2015. GWA Staff will be presenting information to the public on the system’s operational procedures and requirements.

For more information on the meeting, please contact the Glenbard Wastewater Authority at 630-790-1901.


Notice of Restricted Access
(Posted March 17, 2020)

Notice of Restricted Access

Due to the evolving situation with the Covid-19 virus, The Glenbard Wastewater Authority (Authority) will be restricting access to its facilities to essential personnel/deliveries only, in an attempt to limit our exposure, reduce/prevent spread of the virus, and continue public service.

We may be reached at 630-790-1901.

Thank you for your understanding during this difficult time.


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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