St. Charles, Illinois is a Chicago suburb with a population of approximately 33,000. Located along the Fox River, its official city slogan is “Pride of the Fox”. Family Circle magazine named St. Charles #1 in its 2011 Annual Survey of Best Towns and Cities for families.

When it comes to soft water systems for hard water in St. Charles, Northern Illinois Water Works is the answer to all your water problems. Featuring a team of expert water purification specialists, we’ve been serving the St. Charles area for over 20 years.

The City of St. Charles uses ground water (well water) to provide tap water for its residents.

The water hardness in the city of St. Charles runs between 21 and 29 grains of hardness, with .25 ppm of iron found at some locations. The city also adds chlorine, fluoride, and other water treatment chemicals in accordance with EPA rules. 

In the private well water homes in the St. Charles area, we have found high levels of iron, hydrogen sulfide, multiple types of bacteria, and tannins. The hardness for private wells in this area runs from 15 grains per gallon up to as high as 50 grains per gallon.

Water in this area should be tested by a water treatment professional for contaminants or impurities.

A water quality report for this area is available here.


Hard water in St. Charles

Living in St. Charles is wonderful, but you do have to deal with hard water on a daily basis. There is an excess amount of calcium and magnesium in the town’s soil. These minerals get into the water supply. This is why most residents choose to use water softeners to eliminate their hard water issues.

If you’re interested in installing a water softener in your St. Charles home, Northern Illinois Water Works is the right choice. Our team of water experts can come out to your house for a FREE WATER ANALYSIS.


Reverse Osmosis 

When it comes to the filtration of drinking water, there’s no better option than the reverse osmosis system. Reverse osmosis systems filter your water FOUR times before it reaches your glass — giving your family healthy, crystal clear drinking water.

If you’re looking to install a reverse osmosis system in St. Charles, give us a call at 815.899.4433 or sign-up online for your a FREE WATER ANALYSIS.


Sick of hard water in St. Charles? Count on Northern Illinois Water Works for your soft water solutions.

For over 20 years, Northern Illinois Water Works has been striving to provide clear, easy-to-understand soft water systems for hard water problems, that work. We do this with a quality Hellenbrand product line, and with our factory trained service technicians. If you need a water softener system for hard water in St. Charles, we have the soft water solution. At Northern Illinois Water Works, we specialize in all types of water treatment options, including soft water (water softeners), iron filters (Hellenbrand Iron Curtain system), sulfur filters, drinking water systems (reverse osmosis) and are happy to help you find the one that suits your needs best.

If you need an installation, maintenance, or a repair, our water experts can help you. To get started today, give us a call at 815.899.4433.

Northern Illinois Water Works
2155 Oakland Dr., Sycamore, IL 60178 815.899.4433
An Authorized Hellenbrand Dealer