City of Naperville Opens Public Comment Period for Capacity, Management, Operations, and Maintenance (CMOM) Plan

NAPERVILLE, Ill. —  The City of Naperville is seeking public feedback on a plan that details the management and operation of Naperville’s sanitary sewer system. Public comment will be accepted through December 15. The City’s Capacity, Management, Operations and Maintenance (CMOM) plan is a full study of the Naperville’s sanitary sewer system. The CMOM plan is a part of the permit requirements to operate the Springbrook Water Reclamation Center.

“The public review period is an opportunity for Naperville citizens to understand and provide input on a report that impacts their daily lives,” Director of Water and Wastewater Utility Darrell Blenniss said. “As a City, we pride ourselves in being transparent and open to resident input, the Water Utility team looks forward to optimizing our City’s sanitary sewer system.”

Naperville’s full CMOM includes an action plan to correct identified structural deficiencies/capacity constraints; a formalized asset management program; design and performance monitoring; an Overflow Response Plan; a System Evaluation Plan; a Reporting and Monitoring Plan; and a Third Party Notification Plan. Hard copies of the document are available at all Naperville libraries and the City Clerk’s office. In addition, an online version will be available for public review on the City’s website at Feedback can be submitted to through December 15.

About Naperville: Located 28 miles west of Chicago, Naperville, Ill., is home to approximately 145,000 people. This vibrant, thriving city consistently ranks as a top community in the nation in which to live, raise children and retire. The city is home to acclaimed public and parochial schools, the best public library system in the country, an array of healthcare options and an exceptionally low crime rate. Naperville has ready access to a variety of public transportation, housing and employment options. The city’s diversified employer base features high technology firms, retailers and factories, as well as small and home-based businesses. Residents also enjoy world-class parks, diverse worship options, the opportunity to serve on several City boards and commissions, a thriving downtown shopping and dining area, a renowned outdoor history museum known as Naper Settlement and an active civic community. For more information, please visit our website at