Village of Bethalto
213 N. Prairie St., Bethalto, IL 62010
(618)377-8051 (Phone)
(618)377-5264 (Fax)


Public Works Director Rod Cheatham 

(618) 377-8013


The Village of Bethalto will begin flushing its entire water system starting March 26 and continue through the month of April. Customers can expect stained water and periods of low pressure throughout this process. Any questions, please contact Water Plant Operator Jim Williams at (618) 570-5098. We appreciate your patience and cooperation as we complete this necessary task.

The Water Department is located at 100 S. Prairie St. and is open Mondays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. A drop off box is located at the main entrance. You can also pay your water bill online. A service fee of $2.50 will apply.

The Public Works Department is responsible for the operations and maintenance of water mains and related equipment, sanitary sewer mains and lift pumping stations. Its duties include the following:

  • Water Treatment
  • Water Main Breaks
  • Water System Maintenance, Repair and Improvements
Bethalto's new water treatment plant is located on Sixth Street in Wood River.

Semi-annual Fire Hydrant Flushing Program

Each spring and fall as routine maintenance, the village flushes its water system. Customers may notice some discoloration of water and drops in water pressure during this process. Alerts will be posted in the crawl on the Home Page to announce flushing. Please contact Jim Williams at 618-570-5098 with any questions.

Boil Orders and Water Main Repairs

Notices of boil orders and water main repairs will appear on the village Home Page alert crawl. Find boil order tips here.

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