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Western Springs, Illinois
740 Hillgrove Ave.
Western Springs, IL 60558-1409
Ph: 708-246-1800
Fx: 708-246-0284
When is hydrant flushing conducted?
Every spring the Village tests the water flow and pressure for all fire hydrants. Water discoloration may occur during the testing process; however, the discoloration is harmless. Running water from a fixture located in the lowest level of your home, until it is clear, should alleviate discoloration. Avoid doing laundry or using the dishwasher until the water is clear. Hydrant flushing is scheduled by neighborhood association and daily updates are available at (708) 246-1800, Ext. 305. Residents may also receive updates by subscribing to announcements from the Department of Municipal Services at Notify Me.

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1. What do I have to do to have a Block Party?
2. When is hydrant flushing conducted?
3. Does the Village pick up branches?
4. How can I get a load of mulch?
5. What are the parking restrictions during snow removal?
6. When is the Village's Leaf Removal Program?
7. What do I do if my sewer backs up into my home?
8. My street light is not working. Who do I contact?
9. I would like a new tree on my parkway. Who do I contact?
10. How do I report a water main break?
11. Are there watering restrictions during the summer months?
12. Does the Village have a cost-sharing program for sidewalk replacement?
13. Who is responsible for water and sewer services?
14. I have damaged curb in front of my home, can the Village replace it?
15. The tree in my parkway has an "X" on it. What does this mean?
16. How are the trees in the parkway trimmed?
17. ComED is trimming trees in my area, what does that mean?
18. I would like a new tree on my parkway. Who do I contact?