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    Village of Jerome   2901 Leonard Street Springfield IL 62704   (217) 546-2203  Fax: (217) 546-7240                                                                                                                                                                                                             


Last update 6/17/2017   

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Payment of a $75.00 security deposit is required to obtain water service. Water bills for Jerome water customers are usually mailed on the 5th day of the month and are due on the 17th day of the month. Mailing date and due date may occasionally vary. A water bill for two months’ water usage must be paid in full by the due date shown or water service will be discontinued and a $50.00 fee is charged to have water service restored. A $25.00 charge will be assessed for a NSF check.  If we receive two NSF checks in one year you will be required to pay your water bill by cash.

The following rates apply to Village of Jerome water customers:


Effective July 1, 2014, residents and businesses pay $.01008 per gallon for water.

Additionally, effective July 1, 2014, residents pay a $5.00 monthly meter charge (flat rate).

Effective September 1, 2013, businesses pay a monthly meter charge (flat rate) based on the size of their meter connection, as follows:

 $10.00 5/8"  Meter    $16.06 3/4”  Meter  $35.02 1"    Meter      $61.97 1 ½”   Meter 

 $94.28 2"    Meter     


Effective May 1, 2015, residents and businesses pay a $.00622 per gallon sewer charge.

Additionally, residents and businesses pay a $11.15 per month sewer charge (flat rate).

The sewer rates are set and levied by the Springfield Metropolitan Sanitary District and collected by Jerome on behalf of the Sanitary District.

Lynda Chilton Trustee