GIS in the Field

The Village has an extensive computer mapping system which stores raw data about Village owned infrastructure. The data is used to efficiently track maintenance and repairs. It also enables the quick location of fire hydrants in emergency situations. Read more...

Training Prepares First Responders

Recently, members of MABAS DIVISION 16 (Mutual Aid Box Alarm System) trained for a rescue in a confined space at Longfellow School in Downers Grove. MABAS 16 consists of personnel from four departments: Lisle/Woodridge, Naperville, Bolingbrook and Downers Grove. Read more...

Illinois Traffic Challenge

The Downers Grove Police Department will be participating in the 2015 Illinois Traffic Safety Challenge. Traffic safety is one of the highest priorities for the Downers Grove Police Department. Read more...

Water Meter Reading Device Project

In January 2015, the Village will begin a 12-month process of replacing the transmission units that send water meter readings from residential and business customer meters to the Village for water billing. Read more...