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A Wastewater Reclamation Facility Serving the DeKalb, Illinois area since 1928.

Board Meeting Days and Times

The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of the DeKalb Sanitary District for the Fiscal Year 2014-2015 is to be held in the office of the District at 303 Hollister Avenue, DeKalb, Illinois at noon on the following date:

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

For current DSD Board of Trustee Information and upcoming meetings, past DSD Board Meeting Agendas or Minutes click below:

An opportunity for Public Input is included in each month's agenda, and citizens are encouraged to attend the Board Meetings to give input or to write to the Board of Trustees in care of the DeKalb Sanitary District at P.O. Box 624, DeKalb, Illinois 60115.


Smoke Testing Program

July 2014

Contact Information: RJN, 630-682-4700, DeKalb Sanitary District, 815-758-3513

The DeKalb Sanitary District is conducting a program to identify locations where storm water is entering the sanitary sewer system. The study, being performed by the engineering firm RJN Group, Inc. of Wheaton, Illinois, includes smoke testing of the sanitary sewers in the area indicated on this Map.

Smoke testing is a simple means of locating openings in the sewer system that allow surface rainwater runoff to enter the sanitary sewers. Air combined with non-toxic smoke is forced into the sewer lines to disclose the location of connections and leaks. Smoke may appear where there are defects in the main sewer line or laterals (connection between the main line and a building) or where there are other connections to the sewer system such as roof drains, patio drains, and footing drains.

Smoke should not enter buildings unless there is defective plumbing or dried-up drain traps. To help prevent smoke from entering your home, please pour water into infrequently used sinks, showers and floor drains. You should always feel free to call 911 in an emergency. However, if you believe smoke is entering your home from smoke testing, please contact a member of the RJN field crew if they are still on your street. If the RJN field crew is no longer in the area you may contact RJN Groupís office at 630-682-4700.

The smoke is non-toxic, creates no fire hazard, leaves no residue, dissipates quickly, and is harmless. However, if someone in your home has respiratory problems, you may wish to take extra precautions on your own, such as leaving your home until the smoke testing is completed.

The smoke testing will be started in mid-late July and is anticipated to be completed by mid-August. Additional notification will be provided by door hanger cards 24 - 72 hours before the smoke testing is to start in your area and signs will be posted at highly visible intersections when the crews are testing. Additional information on smoke testing can be found on the RJN Website or to view a map of the Smoke test area click Map. If you have questions please call Karol Giokas at RJN at (630) 682-4700 x386 or Mike Holland at the DeKalb Sanitary District at (815) 758-3513.


FY 2014/15 Tentative Budget

Notice is hereby given by the DeKalb Sanitary District, in the County of DeKalb and State of Illinois, that a Tentative Budget and Appropriation Ordinance for said Sanitary District for the fiscal year beginning May 1, 2014 and ending April 30, 2015 is available here and will also be available for public inspection during normal business hours at the office of the Wastewater Treatment Plant on 303 Hollister Avenue, DeKalb, Illinois, in said District.

Notice is further given hereby that a public hearing on said Budget and Appropriation Ordinance will be held at 1 p.m. on the 25th day of June, 2014, at the office of the Sanitary District, and final action on the ordinance will be taken by the Board of Trustees at said meeting.

Dated this 23rd day of May 2014.

DENNIS J. COLLINS, President Board of Trustees DeKalb Sanitary District


DSD announces the "Sump Pump & Residential Inspection Program" beginning in '2014'

The DeKalb Sanitary District will begin the "Sump Pump & Residential Inspection Program" in 2014 which will help in the reduction of Infiltration/Inflow in the Collection System.

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