My sump pump runs constantly, causing icing/standing water issues. Is there anything that can be done?
By ordinance, sump pumps must be discharged at grade towards the street to which the property is addressed to, unless otherwise approved by the Village. Unfortunately, owners often run the discharge all the way into the street. This results in water problems in many locations, and in some cases it creates dangerous icing conditions. Some options available to property owners wishing to mitigate this problem are moving the sump pump discharge point farther back from the curb or ditch line to promote increased infiltration. The Village also allows connection to nearby storm sewers or alternative locations (e.g. detention ponds) subject to approval by the Village Engineering Department.


Please contact the Engineering Department for more information.

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