About Us

Illinois Public Works Mutual Aid Network is…

  • A Statewide Mutual Aid System for ALL Public Works agencies in Illinois.
  • Public Agencies can help each other with personnel and resources for both natural and man-made disasters.
  • Over 330 Member Agencies Strong!

Federal Directive after 9/11HSPD-8: Expanded the definition of 1st responders to include Public Works personnel

IPWMAN Mutual Aid Operations

  • Response is ALWAYS voluntary
  • There is no charge to recipient for the first five days
  • After more than five days the provider will be reimbursed by the recipient.
  • If state or federal funds become available, the IPWMAN response costs may be reimbursable.
  • You MUST JOIN to be eligible for Mutual Aid Assistance from IPWMAN (possible exceptions are declared as state or federal disasters)

For more information, contact us at:

Illinois Public Works Mutual Aid Network
P.O. Box 898
St. Charles, Illinois 60174

 844-IPWMAN-9 (479-6269)

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