Water Treatment Plant

Employees in the Water Treatment Plant ensure that top-quality drinking water is available to the citizens of Evanston 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year. The public health and welfare of the citizens of Evanston is our first priority.

The City of Evanston Water Treatment Plant draws from 2 water supply sources: the Bear River and Sulphur Creek Reservoir.

About the Water Treatment Plant

  • Our operators provide a safe, continuous supply of top-quality water at affordable rates.
  • Our water exceeds EPA standards, which are far stricter than the FDA’s.
  • Operators maintain the plant, pump stations, and 5 satellite reservoirs, keeping all machinery and instrumentation in top working order.
  • The facility has a state-of-the-art Ultraviolet disinfection system.
  • We have an alternate power source for use in case of an emergency.