Welcome to the Official Website of Fosterburg Water District
At Fosterburg Water District, we are committed to providing safe, high quality water services to our community, while maintaining a standard of excellence in customer service and environmental conservation.
As of July 2023, FWD has over 3,150 active customers
300+ miles of water main ranging from 2 inches to 12 inches in size
4 elevated water towers with 1.6 Million gallons in capacity
2 above ground storage tanks with 1.0 Million gallon capacity
2 pump houses rated at 1,300 gallons per minute each
1 booster station rated at 200 gallons per minute
Fosterburg Water will be conducting inspections of its elevated water towers over the next 3 to 4 months. At times you may experience lower than normal water pressure while the water towers are taken out of service for the inspections to be completed.
Board of Trustees voted to change the meeting time from 7:30pm to 7:00pm. Therefore, beginning November 15, 2023 regular business meetings forward will begin at 7:00 pm. Same location and every third Wednesday of each month.
NEW WATER SOURCE COMING SOON TO YOUR FAUCET
Fosterburg Water District (FWD) has been working in background for since 2006 in securing an alternate water source.
For more information about FWD required distribution modifications click here.
FWD has joined resources with 6 other communities to secure an alternate viable water source for their communities. The new water source will be ground water out of the Illinois Alluvial Aquifer. This underground water source is located just South of the intersection of State route 16 and State Route 100 or North of Nutwood.
The group came together to form a “Not-For-Profit” Corporation with an official business title known as Illinois Alluvial Regional Water Company. The communities working together are: City of Fieldon, Jersey County Water Company, City of Dorchester, City of Bunker Hill, City of Carlinville, Central Macoupin County Water District and Fosterburg Water District.
Access Your Water Account WEB PORTAL
Please note when you sign up for "web access" you will have the option to "green". If you havent chosen to go "green" there will be a green leaf with the text stating "go paperless" when you slect this option your bill water bill will no longer be mailed out to you. However, you can still print your own bill from the portal for your records.
One of the main purpose behind the "web access" was to help eliminate the lack of postal issuses in our customers not receiving the water billing. ...click here to learn more....
Monthly Business Meeting Date,Time, and Location
osterburg Water District regular scheduled business meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month beginning at 7:30 pm at the District office located at 3216 Main St. in Fosterburg.
2022 CCR is now available to review.
Click here to review
Change of Billing Address begining 9/23
Due to ongoing post office issues with the water payments being returned from the
Alton Post Office. FWD has taken steps to secure a P.O. Box in Dorsey IL. as to try to elminate the postal errors the postal staff are having in Alton.
Note the new billing address
P.O. Box 7
Dorsey, IL 62021