Elgin Water Department
The Elgin Water Division, under Elgin City Public Services Department, provides water for about 108,188 residents living in the Elgin area. Established in 1835, the Elgin Water Division collects water from both surface water (Fox River Intake) and groundwater (10 wells) sources.
Elgin City Drinking Water Quality
Consumer Confidence Water Quality Reports
Under the authority of the Safe Drinking Water Act, the EPA requires Elgin Water Department to assess local water quality each year and distribute a Consumer Confidence Water Quality Report.
The information in this report includes the source of your water, whether your water meets EPA standards, detailed tables of detected contaminants, detailed descriptions of those contaminants, possible reasons why they're present, and potential health effects (if any).
Read the Consumer Confidence Report for Elgin City main water system here:
Contact Elgin Water Department Customer Service
Have a Question, Issue or Comment?
Main Customer Service
847-931-6001 (Mon–Fri, 8:00 AM–5:00 PM)
Emergency (24 hours - broken water main or pipeline, etc.)
Pay Your Elgin Water Department Bill
Already have an account?
If you already have an account, you just need to login to the Elgin Water Department site. Elgin Water Department accepts credit cards, debit, and direct deposit. Click here to login.
Want to create a new account?
You can create a new account on the Elgin Water Department website. Once you create the account, you can setup payment with credit, debit, or direct deposit. Click here to create an account.
Want to pay without an account?
You can make a one-time payment without creating an account. You will need to have your credit or debit card in order to make the one time payment. Click here to make a one time payment.
How to Start Elgin City Water Service
Starting Your Service
When you move to a new home in Elgin City, you'll most likely already have running water, but you'll still need to set up water service with the Elgin Water Department. Luckily, Elgin City has made it pretty simple with the following online form. Starting service generally takes just two business days.
Stopping Your Service
When you move out of a home in Elgin City, you'll need to stop your water service with the Elgin Water Department, so you don't keep getting billed. Simply fill out the following online form. Stopping service normally takes just two business days.