Public Works Department

The Public Works Department’s division of Streets and Sanitation is located at 110 W. 159th Street in Harvey Illinois.  Office hours are 7:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., Monday thru Friday (by appointment only). Our office can be reached at (708) 210-5403. 

Richard Seput serves as Superintendent, with Warren Stahr in the position of General Foreman

A staff member is available to assist with any/all resident concerns and complaints, seasonal requests such as street sweeping and snow removal and all other departmental related issues.  For all emergencies occurring after normal business hours, please contact our emergency line at (708) 990-7923.

To report illegal dumping, you may contact the Harvey Police Department’s non-emergency line at
(708) 825-1396.  For your safety, please do not approach or confront anyone regarding illegal dumping.
Obtaining a brief description (color, make and model) of the vehicle and/or a license plate number is sufficient to make a report.

The City of Harvey Street Department is responsible for the repair and maintenance of all streets, alleyways and vacant lots throughout the City. The Street Department does not provide garbage containers.

Garbage Containers
Containers are provided by Republic Disposal, 708-385-8252. Residents should contact Republic Disposal directly to secure garbage containers.

Recycling Containers
Containers for recycling are $37.50 each and available for at the Harvey Municipal Center (15320 Broadway). The containers will be delivered by the Street Department following confirmation of purchase.

Yard Waste (April 1st – December 1st)
Yard waste pick up will resume on April 1. Grass clippings are to be bagged in recyclable bags. All twigs and branches are to be bundled with twine and placed in front of your property on the same day as your regularly scheduled garbage pick up. Bundles should be no larger than 4 feet x 4 feet.

Contact Number
(708)-210-5403 

Rufus A. Fisher, Director

The City of Harvey Water Customer Service Department, located at 15320 Broadway, Harvey Illinois, is open between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday.  As a courtesy, the office is open every 2nd Monday of each month from 9 a.m. until 7p.m.

Our office can be reached by phone at (708) 210-5300.

Our knowledgeable staff is available to assist you with all water related issues from current water bill payments, service interruption and restoration, billing questions, new service, and final water readings.  For bill inquiries and payments after business hours, please call 877-885-7968 or click the link below: https://www.paymentservicenetwork.com/login.aspx?acc=RT20452.

When using this service, please allow 24-48 hours for phone/online payments to post.

Also, the City of Harvey Water Pumping Station, located at 51 W 149th Street, is open between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday thru Friday, to assist with any outside water inquiries, meter services and scheduled water reading.  The office can be reached at (708) 331-0032.

The City of Harvey Water Department is divided into two sections: the Customer Service Center and the Pumping Station. Any new residents to the City should contact the Customer Service Center.

Customer Service Center
Harvey Municipal Center
15320 Broadway Avenue
Harvey, IL 60426
708-210-5300

Office Hours:
Monday: 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Tuesday-Friday: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

New Resident Information:

New Service Application
Application for water service may be made at the Customer Service Center. To apply for service, an owner needs to bring in a signed settlement statement after closing on the property or a deed to the property. Renters need a current lease, signed by both the tenant and the landlord, and a security deposit. All applicants must bring their driver’s license or state identification.

Click Here To Download Final Water Request 

Billing
Water meters are read and billed monthly. Bills are due 15 days from the billing date. A late fee is applied on the 16th day. At the same, time a notice is generated and mailed, informing the customer that their bill is past due and stating the future shut-off date. The customer must respond to the notice before the shut-off date by either paying the bill in full or making payment plan arrangements with a Water Department Supervisor.

Water bills include charges for sewer maintenance and weekly refuse pick-up.

Payment
Payments can be made in person or can be mailed to: 

City of Harvey
Water Department
15320 Broadway Avenue
P.O. Box 2600
Harvey, IL 60426

Pumping Station

The City of Harvey’s Pumping Station is a major water service hub for numerous communities in the Chicago Southland area. Water is pumped from Chicago to Harvey and then disturbed throughout the surrounding communities. The Pumping Station Department provides numerous services, both emergency and non-emergency, for all water and sewer issues.

The City of Harvey’s Water Department Pumping Station is located at:

Water & Sewer
51 W. 149th Street
Harvey, IL 60426
708-331-0032
708-210-5300 Ext. 393

Office Hours: 
Monday-Friday
8 a.m.-4 p.m.

General Information

Water customers in the City of Harvey with an old meter in their home or business must contact the Harvey Pumping Station to set up an appointment to have the water meter exchanged with a radio-read meter.

Residents or contractors doing any digging in the City of Harvey must contact the Julie Corporation at 800-892-0123 before digging.

Residents with water meters located inside homes or businesses are responsible for taking care of the water meter located inside their property. It is the responsibility of the water customer to keep the water meter from freezing or getting damaged. Any frozen, damaged or missing meter will cost the responsible party $175 to have the water meter replaced.

Home and business owners are responsible for the sewer line from inside property to the City’s main sewer line.

General Services Provided

Residential and commercial water meters readings. Water meter exchanges, installations, and removals. Water turn on and off. Temporary water turn on and off for inspections and repairs. Water main, water valves, fire hydrants, City b-boxes and water vault repairs. Water and sewer line locates for the Julie Corporation. Sewer complaints. City sewer line and catch basin repairs.

Pumping Station 24 Hour Emergency Services

Water Department
Emergency water turn offs, water main and valve leaks, missing vault covers

Sewer Department
Emergency sewer back-up, manhole cover missing and basement flooding

Contact Number:
708-331-0032

Public Works manages the city’s infrastructure

From sweeping Harvey’s streets to turning on water for new residents, the Public Works Department is an integral part of our community, as well as the surrounding suburban areas. Harvey’s water pumping station, for example, serves as the main hub to disperse water received from Chicago to many southern Chicago suburbs.

The Department of Public Works is responsible for a broad spectrum of services including, but not limited to the following:

  • Street repair(s)
  • Snow removal
  • Beautification
  • Lot maintenance of the city’s vacant/abandoned properties
  • Traffic sign maintenance
  • City lighting
  • Other Public Improvement Projects

The department functions as overseer of services, such as the following:

  • Tree-cutting/trimming and care
  • Street sweeping
  • Brush and branch pick-up
  • Sewer maintenance
  • Repair and maintenance of water mains and infrastructure.

Other tasks include fleet, equipment and grounds maintenance for all City of Harvey vehicles and buildings.

Please select a category below for information about the Water Department or other duties of the Public Works Department:

For all garbage/trash collection related issues, please contact Republic Disposal at (708) 385-8252.  A representative is available to assist with garbage/trash collection issues or concerns and any questions regarding yard waste disposal and pickup.

Have bulk items, large items or yard waste to be disposed of?

Republic Disposal can help with that.  For bulk and large items, please be sure to place items in the area that your normal garbage/trash is collected from (ex: in the alley or in the front of your residence).  Items can be no longer than 4 ft in length, 4 inches in diameter and must be bundled together in order to ensure pick up.
 Items will be collected on your regular collection day.

For items considered too large for disposal by Republic, you may schedule a pick-up with the City of Harvey Public Works Department by purchasing a garbage/debris disposal ticket from the Harvey Department of Planning and Development.  The cost for pick-up is $98.50 and must be paid before your items can be disposed.

Republic Disposal can help with that.  For bulk and large items, please be sure to place items in the area that your normal garbage/trash is collected from (ex: in the alley or in the front of your residence).  Items can be no longer that 4 ft in length, 4 inches in diameter and must be bundled together in order to ensure pick up. Items will be collected on your regular collection day.

For items considered too large for disposal by Republic, you may schedule a pick-up with the City of Harvey Public Works Department by purchasing a garbage/debris disposal ticket from the Harvey Department of Planning and Development.  The cost for pick-up is $98.50 and must be paid before your items can be disposed.

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Richard Seput

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