Water Department

The City of Fairbury Water Department is managed by Mike Mellott, Water Superintendent.  Mike has 4 full-time employees including himself and 6 part-time employees.

The Water Plant is located at 1100 S. First Street and is manned 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Bulk water may be purchased at the plant.

Through grant monies that were made available, the City of Fairbury was able to purchase and install many radio-read meters.

The City of Fairbury’s Water Plant earned the 2012 Runner Up Water Plant of the Year by the Illinois Rural Water Association in recognition of excellence for providing a safe and clean water supply.  Congratulations to Duane and crew!!

The City of Fairbury offers ACH for water payments.  If you use bill pay through your bank, please know that your bank will cut a check to the City of Fairbury and snail-mail the check to us.  Please be sure to allow enough days in order for your payment to be received on time.   Credit/debit card payments are accepted but there is a fee to use that service; please see the home page for instructions.

The Water Plant may be reached at 815.692.2033.  If you have questions regarding your water bill, please call Alex at City Hall, 815.692.2743.