Arthur, Illinois

Departments and Services


The Village of Arthur operates it’s own water & sewer plants and does the street maintenance work in the village. with a full time staff of 5 people.

The water department just finished building a 600-gallon/minute water plant. Arthur is presently using about a third of this capacity a day. The village draws its water from village owned wells north of Arthur, tapping into part of the large Mahomet Aquifer. Arthur contributes water to the West Prairie Rural Water network servicing rural areas around Arthur, Arcola, Atwood, Tuscola and Sullivan.

Contact: Mercer, Jeff, Assistant Operator
214 N. Vine Street
Arthur, IL 61911
(217)-294-0906, mobile

The Arthur sewer plant was redone in the 90’s. It has a capacity of 500,000 gallons/day through the package treatment unit and also has a 15 million gallon lagoon system. During normal conditions, Arthur runs about 150,000 gallons through the plant a day. Plenty of additional capacity is available

Contact: Peterson, Steve
611 East Park Street
Arthur, IL 61911


The Arthur Police department provides 24/7 coverage of Arthur from its offices in the Arthur Village Building at 120 E. Progress St in Downtown Arthur.

The Arthur Chief of Police is:

Goodman, Michael S.
120 East Progress Street
Arthur, IL 61911
(217)543-3141 non-emergency
Dial: 911 for EMERGENCY

Full time officers as of 2/2009 include

Sgt Rodger Hansen, Officers Ty Ledbetter, Kevin Mante and Randy Murray



Electricity is provided by AmerenCIPS.  They can be
contacted at 1-888-789-2477

Gas service is provided by AmerenCILCO.  The can be
contacted at 1-888-672-5252

Before any outdoor home improvements please contact JULIE to locate all underground lines at 1-800-892-0123

Television Services:
Mediacom 1-217-235-7181
Dish Network 1-888-825-2557
Consolidated Communications 1-800-553-9981

Telephone Services:
Consolidated Communications:
    Residential 1-800-553-9981
    Business 1-800-500-9000
Mediacom 1-217-235-7181

Internet Services:
Consolidated Communications 1-800-553-9981
Mediacom 1-217-235-7181


Please contact with any questions or comments.