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Please read this COVID -19 important message in its entirety

Leyden Township Water Customer,

In response to the current COVID -19 outbreak and the Governor’s Executive Order 2020-10, Leyden Township has taken the following actions to “Slow The Spread”.

  • Leyden Township is providing Essential Services only at this time.Please visit for updated information.
  • All Township buildings are closed to the public, including the Town Hall.
  • Limited Township staff will be at the Town Hall on modified hours, Monday thru Friday and others are working remotely. Again, the Town Hall and all other Township facilities are closed.
  • Your inquiries will be addressed quicker when made to: This email address is monitored 24/7.
  • The Township’s general phone number, 847-455-8616, will not be answered when you call.Please leave a message and your call will be addressed as soon as possible. Please be concise with your message and please repeat your phone number. Please include your email address if you have one.

Please follow the recommendations from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) 800-232-4636


Please take every step to


1.  HANDS:    Wash them often

2.  ELBOW:   Cough into it

3.  FACE:     Don't touch it

4.  FEET:     Stay more than 6ft apart  

5.  FEEL:     Sick?  Stay home


  • The Food Pantry is operating by appointment only. Please contact us at or 847-455-8616 and leave a message. Please note: emails will be addressed quicker than voicemails.


Sewer & Water System


  • Check or Money Order should be placed in the drop box located in the Town Hall parking lot.Please make certain that at a minimum your address is included.
  • Pay online account number is required.
  • Pay by phone 1-877-885-7968. Your account number is required.
  • We are currently not accepting cash payments.

If you need additional time to pay, please email us at or call 847-455-8616 (delayed response time).  Please include your address, phone number and if possible the account number.

Property Transfers and Final Readings

To schedule a final water meter inspection please email  Five business days’ notice is required to inspect the meter, lateral service line and the right of way.  Due to the COVID-19 outbreak some conditions may apply and additional time may be required to produce a final statement.


Unincorporated Leyden Township Residents

  • As of this date the drainage improvement project on Rowlett will continue.
  • The street repaving project throughout the unincorporated area is expected to continue once the asphalt plants reopen for the season in the next few weeks.
  • Garbage and recycling collection will continue on the regular Tuesday schedule.
  • Branch collection is suspended until further notice.Please do not place branches in the right of way.


Please take every step to


1.  HANDS:  Wash them often

2.  ELBOW:  Cough into it

3.  FACE: Don't touch it

4.  FEET:  Stay more than 6ft apart  

5.  FEEL: Sick?  Stay home

 Please visit the Center for Disease Control (CDC) at or call 800-232-4636 for recommendations on what you should be doing and just as importantly what you should not be doing to combat the COVID-19 outbreak.

 Updates will be posted on, Facebook and Twitter.

 Your cooperation is essential to get us through these critical times safely and with as little disruption as possible to our daily lives.   As a community we will endure these substantial inconveniences and come out as a better, stronger, safer and healthier community.

 All of us at Leyden Township take our responsibility to you very seriously.  Please know that we are working to keep essential services moving forward.


Thank you for your patience during these difficult times.


To download this letter in a PDF click this link: COVID -19 Resident Letter 3-22-20