5/26/18: ALL ZONES WILL BE OPEN AT 6PM TONIGHT

Dear all- Based on rapidly deceasing water levels on the Chain O' Lakes and Fox River, the Fox Waterway Agency will be opening the entire system, Zones A, B and C for normalized boating at 6PM, this evening, Saturday, May 26th.  We expect the water levels to be at the...

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WATER LEVEL STATUS UPDATE 5/25/18

Happy Memorial Day Weekend!   Dear all-   Per Chapter 5 of the FWA Ordinances, in the event of flood and overflow conditions on the Waterway, our Agency has exercised our legal authority to make the entire system a NO WAKE BOATING AREA.  The IDNR has the sole...

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Waterway Alert

Caution: That’s not spilled paint, that’s an algal bloom in your lake! Some blue-green algal blooms contain harmful toxins that can make you and your pets sick. Avoid contact with algal blooms and don’t let your pets drink the water. The Lake County Health Department...

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45 S. Pistakee Lake Road
Fox Lake, Il. 60020
Phone:847-587-8540

OFFICE HOURS:
Mondays – Fridays
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Saturdays (May 5 through June 30)
8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

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Serving the Fox River - Chain O'Lakes Region

Restoring and enhancing our waterway for life

Preserving and Sustaining Your Fox River - Chain O'Lakes Waterway

Working to minimize flooding and maintain a safe waterway

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The Fox Waterway Agency is a regional body of government created by the State of Illinois in 1984 to specifically manage the waterways of the Chain O’Lakes and the Illinois Fox River.

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