Promoting a sustainable environment is a strategic goal for the Lake County Board, and we have made significant progress toward this goal through a variety of strategies and initiatives. Some examples are provided below. You can also read our plan: Strategy for a Sustainable Lake County and watch these videos to learn more about what Lake County is doing to "Go Green."
READ: Lake County 2011 Sustainability Progress Report
WATCH: Sustainability Video Library
READ: Strategy for a Sustainable Lake County
Energy Efficiency and Conservation
Lake County is using $5.6 million of federal stimulus funds to implement several projects that reduce energy consumption, greenhouse gas emissions and operational costs across county departments, including energy retrofits in facilities and routing DOT vehicles more efficiently. More...
Sustainable Building and Development Practices
Lake County received federal Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant funding to study and identify best practices for sustainable building and development that can be promoted by Lake County and other local governments.
Water Supply Planning
Our region's population growth is placing a huge demand on our water supply and to address this, State and local leaders are working together to plan for our future water supply needs. There are several ongoing initiatives related to water supply planning. More...