Water Rates & Policies

Listed below, you will find the Village of Ridge Farm current water rates and policies. If you do not find the information you need, please contact our office and we will provide it for you. 

Should you experience a problem with your water, please call the Village Hall at 217-247-2239. We will do everything possible to locate the problem with your water.


Water meters are read around the 28th of the the month for the previous month usage. Bills are in the mail the next day to be received around the first of the month. If you have not received a bill by the 7th of the month, please call the hall and we can get you a balance due.

Bills are due on the 15th of each month. Regardless if you received a bill or not.  

Late Charges/Penalty are applied first thing on the 16th and put in the mail that day. 

Penalty Bills are due by 6 am on the 26th of each month.

Shut off for Non pay are the 26th or if the hall is closed, the next business day.  


The following rates are for Residents inside the village limits. There are other rates for different services.

$52.00 Minimum Charge for Water/Sewer for first 1000 gallons

$3.00 Charge for IEPA waste water treatment plant debt repayment for all sewer customers

Water- $4.90 per 1000 gallons after the minimum

Sewer- $6.10 per 1000 gallons after the minimum

After Hours Call - $50.00 per call

Disconnect for NON PAY- $50 for first offense, $75 for second, $100 for third, ect...

Water Deposit- $150.00 

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