Enjoy Barrington

Phil Freund

Utility Supervisor

The primary function of the Public Works Utility Maintenance Division is to maintain and improve the Village’s water distribution and sanitary collection systems including fire hydrants. This is accomplished on a daily, preventative, and emergency basis and via long term public/capital improvement processes. This division is also responsible for the installation, maintenance, repair of residential and businesses water meters.

Major Services Activities

  • Annual programs include fire hydrant inspection/maintenance, water valve exercising/maintenance, annual water system flushing, and water meter inspection/testing.
  • Daily activities include water valve replacements, water service maintenance/repairs, sanitary collection system and manhole structure maintenance/repairs, and underground location of water/sewer infrastructure.
  • Other responsibilities involve construction coordination, customer service, oversees the water system leak detection survey and sanitary collection inflow/infiltration study.
  • The Utility Maintenance Division performs extensive proposed construction utility plan reviews, field and final punch list and bond release inspections.

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