The Village of Oak Park | 123 Madison St.  Oak Park, IL 60302 |

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Lead Water Service Replacement Grant

The Village of Oak Park Water Distribution and Neighborhood Services divisions are developing a program to replace lead water service lines with copper water service lines. A free replacement program is being offered to individuals who may not be able to afford it through conventional means. Funding for the program is made possible through the Community Development Block Grant program.

There is no cost to participate in the program for those who qualify. Replacement is funded by the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. An existing lead or galvanlized steel water pipe will be replaced with a 1" copper pipe. The Village will hire the contractor and oversee the work, which is typically completed in one day. 

In order to qualify for participation in the program, the following conditions must be met:

  1. Verify that the owner side service line is made of lead or galvanized material. If you are unsure, click here to view information on how to identify a lead water service pipe.
  2. Household income does not exceed program limits. An income table is pictured below.

For more information, or with questions, please call 708.358.5413 or email