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Did You See Your Annual Water Quality Report?

The City of St. Charles is committed to providing safe, reliable, and economical water to its customers. Every year the City distributes a report that summarizes the quality of your drinking water. We are pleased to report again this year that your tap water met all Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) drinking water health standards. The water is tested in accordance with strict EPA regulations, so you can be assured your drinking water is safe and meets or exceeds all water quality standards as listed in the Safe Drinking Act.

City of St. Charles Resumes Non-Essential Services Under Phase 5


The City of St. Charles has lifted capacity restrictions and resumes non-essential services following Governor JB Pritzker’s announcement that the State of Illinois has entered Phase 5 of the Restore Illinois Plan June 11, 2021.

Phase 5 allows all sectors of the economy to reopen and resume normal operations with new safety guidance and procedures. Conventions, festivals, and large events can take place.

Portions of 1st St & Walnut Ave Closed

Additional Outdoor Dining Space in Downtown St. Charles

A portion of 1st Street in downtown St. Charles closed to vehicle traffic beginning April 1 to accommodate additional outdoor public seating. Picnic tables and chairs will be placed on the closed section of 1st Street as well as on the plaza space east of 1st Street. Access to the 1st Street parking structures will be maintained. A similar plan was put in place last year to help restaurants and bars during statewide COVID-19 mitigations.

U.S. Department of Labor Recognizes the City for Hiring Veterans

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City Receives HIRE Vets Medallion Award

For the third consecutive year, The U.S. Department of Labor presented the City of St. Charles with the HIRE Vets Gold Medallion Award. The award recognizes the City for employing military veterans, as part of the Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Act of 2017 (HIRE Vets Act).