Sewer Division

The Sewer Division is responsible for flood control (creeks, reservoirs, detention ponds, and storm sewers) and the sanitary sewer system (lift stations and sanitary sewers) in Palatine. More than 320 miles of sewer and nine miles of creek are maintained by this team. All sewer back-ups are responded to by this team. Maintenance consists of systematically cleaning all sewers; cleaning and maintaining inlets, manholes, and catch basins; repairing and operating 10 lift stations; as well as systematic inspection and cleaning of creeks.