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Department Facts


City Services


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Water Management


  • Thomas H. Powers, P.E.
  • Commissioner of Water Management

Welcome to the Department of Water Management’s web site. I hope that you find the information presented here to be useful in your dealings with our department and helpful in you everyday live.


I also urge you to check out the links to our programs that have been designed to help you conserve water and save money such as our MeterSave and Auto Meter Reader programs.


I would also ask that you check back with us often. We will be posting neighborhood water and sewer construction projects on our front page.


For students and teachers please be sure to check out our video link “From Faucet to Flush” as well as the informational brochures about the Chicago Water System.