How come sometimes I can hear the pumps at the Saylor and Jackson Sanitary lift station running and other times not?
The pumps at the Saylor and Jackson Sanitary lift station are powered by electric motors. These motors make almost no noise. The impellers of the pumps are located at the bottom of the wet well approximately 20 feet down and are submerged in sanitary water, the impellers make no audible noise. The noise that is sometimes heard at the Saylor and Jackson sanitary lift station comes from the emergency generator located there. In the event of a power outage at the Saylor and Jackson Sanitary lift station a generator automatically comes on to power the station. The generator is a natural gas powered generator and it does make noise.

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1. Can I receive storm information updates?
2. Storm Debris/Storm Damaged item pickup?
3. What are the lights at Saylor and Jackson Sanitary Lift Station?
4. Why did the storm sewers not do their job and why did streets and houses flood?
5. How does the Quarry work and did it do its job? Shouldn’t it have eased sewer back ups in Elmhurst?
6. How does the lift station at Saylor and Jackson work?
7. Where does the stormwater that falls around the Saylor and Jackson area go?
8. How come sometimes I can hear the pumps at the Saylor and Jackson Sanitary lift station running and other times not?