Village of Thomasboro Utility Rates

  • Water Service
    $39.00 minimum monthly fee (1,000 gallons included) | Overage: $3.00 per 1,000 gallons
  • Sewer Service
    $12.00 minimum monthly fee | Overage: $7.60 per 1,000 gallons
  • Garbage & Recycling Service
    $17.29 monthly fee | Additional Tote: $7.17 monthly fee

Utility Billing Procedures
EJ Water Cooperative manages billing and customer care needs for the Village’s water, garbage, and sewer systems.┬áBenefits that are available to you with this process:

  • Paper or electronic bill – In an effort to go green, e-bill is encouraged.
  • Easy payment options:
    o Online payments at ejbilling.comFees apply
    o Recurring automatic withdrawal from your bank with no fee – ACH Sign up
    o Pay by phone with a credit card/debit card – Fees apply
    o Mail a check to the EJ Water Cooperative office
  • Customer Service availability Monday-Friday from 8:00am to 4:00pm.
  • Have a question? Call 217-925-5566 or chat on the website www.ejwatercoop.com for the quickest response.
  • Frequently Asked Questions

Republic Garbage & Recycling Collection

Republic Services is the sole-source provider for the Village of Thomasboro garbage and recycling collection. With the exception of holidays, garbage is collected curbside weekly on Tuesday, and recycling is collected every other week. The schedule is linked below for your convenience. Please note: Bulk items are not included in the regular garbage pick-up, and the cost is the responsibility of the resident. If you have these larger items, please contact Republic at 217-367-2278 to arrange a time for these items to be picked up.

If you have service related questions or concerns, call Republic Services directly at 217-402-8562 or email thomasboro@republicservices.com.

Republic Services – Garbage Collection Schedule

Republic Services – Recycling Program Guide

Nicor Gas

The cost of natural gas service has risen around the world due to increase demand during the pandemic and ongoing global tensions. At Nicor Gas, they understand how challenging this is, and they are committed to providing resources that help meet the most basic needs for paying your utility bill and beyond. View the available Energy Assistance Programs to see if you qualify.


The Village of Thomasboro is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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