Welcome to Athens!
   I was elected mayor in 2013,  
 it has been and is my
privilege
 to serve this community.

City of Athens Illinois

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Contact Information

Water & Sewer Billing Office (located at City Hall)

210 Dottie Bednarko Drive
Athens, IL 62613


Mailing:
PO Box 268, Athens, IL 62613


Phone: 217-636-8429

Fax: 217-636-7949


Email: [email protected]

Water & Sewer Plant Supervisor:

        

Utility Billing Clerk: 

        Lisa Malinak

Water and Sewer Department

Water & Sewer Billing

Bills are generated and mailed on the last weekday of the month and are always due on the 15th.
Bills paid after the 15th will be charged a 10% penalty on any unpaid balance. 
Payments can be made by any of the following methods
  • Pay online by signing up for our online bill pay
  • Pay by cash or check either in our office,
       at any Athens State Bank Location,
       by mail,
       or at our drop box on our circle drive.
  • You can also pay over the phone by Visa, Mastercard or
        Discover credit or debit cards.

Water Meter Deposits:

There is a $150 meter deposit that is required for all service locations. This must be paid by cash or check. This amount will be refunded upon termination of service.

Bulk Water:

Our bulk water is located on Main Street across from the post office.

Water & Sewer Rates:

  • Water In-Town (WIT):            $23.45 for 0-2,000 gallons

                                 $4.73 for each additional 1,000 gallons

  • Water Out-of-Town (WOT):   $28.12 for 0-2,000 gallons

                                 $7.25 for each additional 1,000 gallons

  • Water Fancy Creek (WFC):     $30.36 for 0-2,000 gallons

                                 $8.56 for each additional 1,000 gallons

  • Sewer (SWR):                          $22.20 for 0-2,000 gallons

                                 $5.30 for each additional 1,000 gallons

  • Bulk Water (BLK):                            $0.32 for 29 gallons
  • Menard Rural Water (MRW):      $5.89 per 1,000 gallons

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Water & Sewer Tap Fees

  If water service is available, 
 the fees are as follows:

     ¾” Tap: $1,500

     1” Tap: $1,700

     2” Tap: $3,100

     3” Tap: $4,100

     Sewer Tap: $1,00