Sewer charges are based on water usage. Illinois American Water provides the city with monthly water meter readings.
Sewer rates are $4.86 per 100 cubic feet (approximately 748 gallons).
Example: If you use 4 units of water, the sewer charge would be $19.44. (4 by $4.86).
The garbage rate is $17.14 per month.
A minimum sewer/garbage bill is $26.86.