Public Works

Public Works

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Kevin Klahs,
Director or Operations

  • Assistant: (847) 356-8252
  • Staff Directory
  • Office Hours:
    7:30 AM - 3:30 PM

In this Department

The Public Works Department maintains and operates the Village water, waste water and sewer, storm sewer systems, and maintenance of residential roads and parkways under the Village's jurisdiction:

  • Maintain and operate more than 53 miles of sanitary sewers.
  • Maintain and operate two wastewater treatment facilities and the treatment of 510 million gallons of sanitary sewage annually.
  • Maintain and operate 11 wastewater pumping stations.
  • Maintain and operate over 51 miles of water mains.
  • Maintain and operate 728 fire hydrants.
  • Operate 2 elevated water storage tanks storing 1,250,000 gallons.
  • Maintain six water supply well houses, ten wells for the delivery of 401 million gallons of drinking water.
  • Maintain 4,549 b-box valves and water meters.
  • Maintain and snowplow 94.3 lane miles of streets.
  • Maintain 5,312 parkway trees.
  • Maintain 134 Village-owned streetlights.


  • 12/18 & 12/19/2020 Santa Claus Parade (pdf)
    Santa Claus is coming to town December 18 & 19, 4-8PM. Enjoy the parade from the safety of your home or driveway. Happy Holidays from the Lindenhurst Park District, Lake Villa Fire Protection District, and the Village of Lindenhurst!
  • Fall 2020 Water Main/Hydrant Flushing Program (pdf)
    Lindenhurst Public Works will conduct its water main/hydrant-flushing program October 5th through October 23rd. Water main/hydrant flushing activities will be conducted during the day from 8:00 a.m. through 2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The Fall...
  • Part-Time Snow Plow Drivers Needed for the 2020/2021 Season (pdf)
    Lindenhurst Public Works is looking for Part-Time snow plow drivers for the 2020/21 Season. Qualified candidates should possess a valid Class B CDL with air-brake endorsement or higher, reside within the Lindenhurst area, and have 1-2 years plowing ...