Water

Responsibilitieswater-department
The Princeton Water Department is responsible for the pumping, treatment and distribution of the community's potable water supply. Department responsibilities include the operation and maintenance of the water filtration plant, the repair of water leaks to the distribution system, hydrant flushing and maintenance, and the installation of new water lines. The department also continuously monitors and samples the water according to the standard set forth by the Federal and Illinois State E.P.A.


Interesting Statistics About The Princeton Water Department
58
Miles of Water Main
4
Million Gallon Water Plant Capacity
1.5
Million Gallon Sixth St. Water Tower
150,000
Gallon Downtown Water Tower

Systems
The City of Princeton is located at the intersection of 3 ancient bedrock valley systems. The ancient Mississippi, Paw Paw (Troy), and Rock Valley's make up these systems. This aquifer is virtually untapped and provides a precious resource for this community.

Filtration Plant
The City of Princeton Water Filtration Plant is an iron removal and lime softening plant. It was designed in 2009 with construction completed in early spring of 2014. The water plant utilizes a dual train system, with claricone clarifiers making it more economical to operate and maintain.

General Information
Water Department
Phone: 815-875-2631 (menu option 4)
Email: water@princeton-il.com
Water Distribution
1105 N. Euclid Ave
Princeton, IL 61356
Water Filtration Plant
803 Ace Road
Princeton, IL 61356