Under the direction of Superintendent Kurt Wehrle, the City of Trenton’s 6 Public Works employees are tasked with maintaining all infrastructure that is both visible and invisible throughout the community.
The Department is responsible for ensuring the City’s 18 miles of streets are safe for traffic, while ensuring that sidewalks are safe for pedestrian use.
The City of Trenton purchases finished water from the Summerfield Lebanon Mascoutah Water Commission, and maintains over 18 miles of water distribution mains. Trenton stores a total of nearly 1,000,000 gallons of water in its underground storage reservoir located on W. Illinois and its elevated storage tank located on S. King Oak.
Sewer/wastewater service is provided to residents through a gravity flow system consisting of over 16 miles of sanitary sewer mains and 6 lift stations that deliver sewage to the City’s Wastewater Treatment Plant located at 585 N. Oak St. The City’s Wastewater Treatment Facility went online January, 2018.
FOR AFTER HOURS WATER/SEWER EMERGENCIES CALL 618-224-9226
HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED IF IT IS OK TO PUT SOMETHING DOWN THE DRAIN
OR TO FLUSH SOMETHING DOWN THE TOILET?
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