12/13/19 WATER STATUS UPDATE FROM IDNR-OWR

The NWS is predicting wetter than normal precipitation from December 2019 through February 2020 across areas that already have wet soil and high river levels as depicted on Figure 2 below.  This could result in a higher probability of flood events occurring in 2020...

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OFFICE CLOSED TO PUBLIC 12/23-1/1

Our office will be closed to the public from Monday December 23, 2019 through January 1, 2020 for the Holidays. We will be back open to the public on Thursday January 2, 2020. We hope everyone has a safe and Happy Holiday season.

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Public Notice: 10 Year Dredging Permit

Proposed Action:  Proposal to conduct maintenance dredging and debris removal, including hydraulic dredging and mechanical dredging for 10 years.  Location is on the Chain-o-Lakes and Fox River from approximately the Illinois/Wisconsin State line to the dam in...

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11/6/19 Zone B and C OPEN @ 2pm

Effective at 2pm today, November 6, 2019 Zone B (Upper River) and Zone C (lakes) will be OPEN to full boating. Zone A (lower river) remains NO WAKE. There is a debris advisory on the entire system. We will be closed on Monday November 11, 2019 in observance of...

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