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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
WE WILL BE CLOSED MONDAY, MAY 28, 2018 IN OBSERVANCE FOR THE MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY. HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY FROM ALL OF US AT THE FWA!!read more
45 S. Pistakee Lake Road
Fox Lake, Il. 60020
Mondays – Fridays
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Saturdays (May 5 through June 30)
8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
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
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.