Attention East Dubuque Water Customers

April 12, 2022



Beginning in April 2022, the City will be completing a water system improvements entail the replacement of the existing 525,000 gallon standpipe with a new proposed 200,000 gallon water tower, along with the addition of one pressure reducing valve station and approximately 65 individual pressure reducing valves.  Pump improvements to Well #3 are also included along with the replacement of approximately 5 blocks worth of aged and deteriorated water main, associated water appurtenances and restoration work.

The total project is estimated to cost $4,165,068.06 and is being financed in part with 30-year 0.83% loan from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency’s Public Water Supply Loan Program (PWSLP).  The City will also be securing $400,000 in principal loan forgiveness from IEPA.  The final loan amount the City will have to pay back is estimated at $3,000,000.

The Public Water State Revolving Fund (SRF) is administered by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA).  A portion of the IEPA money to fund these types of projects comes from the US Environmental Protection Agency.  SRF programs operate in each state to provide communities with the resources to build, maintain and improve the infrastructure that protects one of our most valuable resources: water

For more information contact City Hall.


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