Water and Sewer

Forsyth Water Treatment Facility

The Village of Forsyth maintains its own state of the art Water Treatment Plant, built in 2006. The Water Treatment Plant is located at 580 E. Cox Street, Forsyth, Illinois. 

  • 2 million gallons treated capacity per day
  • Pumping capacity – 1,400 gallons per minute
  • Water storage - 850,000 gallons
  • Four municipal wells located north of the Village (a 5th to be added)
  • Enhanced lime softening to remove arsenic, hardness, iron and organics
  • 4 dual media filters as the final step to reduce particles
  • Computerized control and monitoring
  • Remote operation interface by use of a laptop computer
  • Over 190 separate alarms from intrusion to equipment failure

The Village Water and Sewer Utility Billing office is located at Village Hall: 

301 S. Rt. US 51
Forsyth, Illinois 62535.

Water & Sewer Department Staff

The Water-Sewer Department Staff consists of the following key individuals:

  • Public Works Director – Larry Coloni
  • Certified Water Operators – Linn Summers & Brian Johnson
  • Kim Taylor – Administrative Assistant/Utility Billing Clerk

Larry Coloni

Public Works Director, Parks & Grounds Supervisor

Larry Coloni has been employed by the Village since 1991. Larry has over 30 years professional experience in Water Treatment and Public Works, and is actively involved in many professional organizations such as the Illinois Section of the American Water Works Association, Illinois Chapter, American Public Works Association, and the Illinois Parks & Recreation Association. Formally trained in the U.S. Air Force with some college classes, Larry oversees the maintenance of all Village streets, the water supply and distribution system, sanitary sewer system, park maintenance, building maintenance and storm drainage. As Director, Larry prepares the budget for the street, water, sewer, and parks divisions. In addition, he supervises and gives direction to all employees in the Public Works department. Larry and his wife Cindy raised their two sons in the Village, having lived in Forsyth since 1991.

Linn Summers

Building Inspector, Certified Water Operator

Linn has been employed with the Village since 1985, having been appointed to the position of Building Inspector in 1999. Linn is certified in one and two-family dwelling inspections, and is also certified as a property maintenance and housing inspector. Linn has been a member of the American Water Works Association for over 25 years and currently hold a Class A Public Water Supply Operator’s Certificate. As Building Inspector, Linn inspects all new and existing buildings and structures, issues building permits, sign permits, and certificates of occupancy.

Kim Taylor

Administrative Assistant, Utility Billing Clerk

Kim was hired to the position of Administrative Assistant in 2007. Kim’s duties are wide, as she performs the Village monthly water/sewer billing and processes water/sewer applications and new permits. Additionally, Kim processes reservations for offered Village facilities, and is responsible for coordinating committee notices and records, as well as answering the Village’s phone lines and assisting with resident’s needs or directing inquiries to the appropriate department. Kim also provides administrative and secretarial support to other Administrative staff as needed.


Forms & Documents

Direct Debit Form for Utility Billing Direct Debit Form for Utility Billing (619 KB)

Residential Water Remodel Application Residential Water Remodel Application (626 KB)

Storm Water Drainage Improvements Master Plan Storm Water Drainage Improvements Master Plan (6604 KB)

Water & Sewer Service Application Water & Sewer Service Application (607 KB)

Water Quality Report Water Quality Report (553 KB)

No media download found.

Regulations for Water Service Hookups

Regulations for Residential Sewer Hookups


More Information

^ Back to Top ^

Site by HomeSight, LLC