Herrin Illinois

Water Department and Public Works

Welcome to the City of Herrin Water Department and Public Works Department


Water Department Staff

Located in Herrin City Hall

300 North Park Avenue

Herrin, IL 62948

(618) 942-3177

The Herrin Water Department is committed to serving the needs of Herrin residents, businesses, and visitors by providing essential water and waste water disposal services.   Water clerks Addie Steh and Carrie Cravens strive to provide excellent customer service with Senior Water Clerk Jill Lentz.

Pay Your Water Bill




Security Deposit

  • Single Dwelling-$100.00
  • One or more units-$100.00/unit

Reconnect Fee-$25.00
Water Tap Fee 3/4″ (In city limits)-$800.00
Water Tap Fee 1″ (In city limits)-$1,000.00
Water Tap Fee 3.4″ (Outside city limits)-$1,600.00
Water Tap Fee 1″ (Outside city limits)-$2,000.00
Sewer Tap Fee (Inside City Limits)-$200.00

(Sewer Taps must be completed by a licensed plumber)

Connecting Water Service

  • 189795_glass_2_filling_with_waterCall (618) 942-6004 for appointment to receive Certificate of Occupancy
  • Bring Certificate of Occupancy, Photo ID, and $100 security deposit to Water Office, 300 N Park Ave. located inside Herrin City Hall

Garbage Collection

$10 per month charge added to your water bill

Please place garbage out by 7:00 AM on your assigned trash day

City Pickup is limited to:

  • Household garbage
  • 10 bag limit
  • No Yard Waste
  • No bleach on container or on trash bags
  • Secure cartons or boxes in bundles
  • Yard waste including: brush, grass clippings, hedge clippings, gum balls, tree limbs, etc are not eligible for pickup
  • Other ineligible items include:animal waste, deceased animals, poisons, explosives, dangerous or corrosive chemicals, heavy metals, metal parts, lumber, dirt, rock, brick, concrete block, tires, crates, and other construction waste.

Spring Cleanup

Once per year, the last week of April

All items must be no larger than 2 men can lift.

Items that will not be collected include: refrigerators, ranges, water heaters, freezers, air conditioners, humidifiers, stoves, washers, dryers, dehumidifiers, ovens, dishwashers, water coolers, heat pumps, chillers, furnaces, boilers, yard waste, tree trimmings, tires, batteries, appliance compressors, construction and remodeling materials, paint, paint cans, insecticides, and used oil.


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