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Public Works Director Tom Somers
Tom Somers
Public Works Director
Phone: 618-942-3177

Todd Cornelius

Public Works Operations Mgr.

Phone:  618-942-2255


Hours of operation: Monday through Friday 8:00am-4:00pm

Office closed on:

President’s Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving and the day after, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, and New Years Day.


All Water Bills are due on the 20th of each month.

Security Deposit:    Single Dwelling-$100.00      One or more units-$100.00/unit
Reconnect Fee-$50.00
Water Tap Fee 3/4″ (In city limits)-$1,000.00     1″ (In city limits)-$1,400.00
Water Tap Fee 3.4″ (Outside city limits)-$1,800.00    1″ (Outside city limits)-$2,400.00
Sewer Tap Fee (Inside City Limits)-$200.00   (Sewer Taps must be completed by a licensed plumber)
Connecting Water Service
Call (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
$19.75 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 full 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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