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Holiday Closing
Posted: 10/06/2015

City Hall and the Transfer Station will be closed Monday, October 12th for Columbus Day. No landscape waste will be picked up the week of October 12th. There will be no change in the trash collection schedule for the week.

Water Shut Off & Boil Order
Posted: 10/02/2015

Effective Monday 10/5/15 work will continue on the new water main installation on the north end of town. On Monday morning they will be connecting the water main on Main Street at 10th and 11th Streets and will be shutting off the valve at East 9th Street.

Everything north of 9th Street on the east and west sides will be off including West 13th Street and the 1300 block of North Chestnut. The first two houses off of West 11th Street, the 100 block of East 9th Street, and the 100 block of East 10th Street will be off as well.

On Wednesday 10/7/15 work will continue and they will connect 7th, 8th, and 9th Streets. Everything north of 7th and South of 9th Streets on the east and west sides and 100 block of East 8th Street will be off.

Any residents, whose water has been shut off during this repair, will be under a boil order for 48 72 hours following the restoration of water service.

Residents in these areas may experience low pressure, rusty water, or no water. If the water has been turned off, take precautions when using water until the water runs clean. Only flush the system by running cold water, running hot water may draw rust into the water heater.

If you have any questions, please call City Hall at 852-2611.

Hydrant Flushing Scheduled (Zone 3)
Posted: 09/21/2015

Beginning Monday, September 28, 2015, weather permitting, dead end hydrants in the following areas are scheduled for flushing. Hydrants will be flushed in the order listed. These areas are: 401 E Third St, 512 E Fifth St, Fairview Homes, 1211 E Third St Parking Lot, Pleasant St & Goodrich St, 20 Edgewood Dr, N East St & Railroad Ave, 2006 Kentville Rd, Coal St N of E Seventh St, Manchester Dr, Lakeland Terrace 2100 Lake St, E Tenth St, Whispering Oaks, Stoner Dr & N East St, and E Fifteenth St.

Water supplies in these areas may be extremely rusty or cloudy during flushing and care should be taken when doing laundry. Check water supply by running cold water only as running hot water will draw rusty water into your water heater.

If you have any questions, call 309-852-2611.

City of Kewanee ~ 401 East Third Street ~ Kewanee Illinois ~ 61443 ~ 309-852-2611