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Lake County Stormwater Management Commission  

Our Mission

Welcome to the Lake County Stormwater Management Commission's website. SMC's mission is to coordinate the stormwater activities of over 90 local jurisdictions to improve water quality, reduce flood damages, and restore and enhance the natural drainage system. See About the Commission

  Share Your Input and Ideas on Stormwater Management Issues
SMC is updating the Lake County Comprehensive Stormwater Management Plan and we need your input and ideas about the County's current stormwater management issues and needs by Sept. 30. Attend a public outreach meeting or stakeholder workshop. If you can't make a meeting, take a survey. See Comp Plan Update for more information. 


Offices closed on September 7 for the Labor Day Holiday

Registration underway for Oct. 6 (roads) & 7 (parking lots, sidewalks) deicing workshops

Join us to help clean up the Des Plaines River on Sept. 12

Pond management workshop in Woodstock Sept. 10

MAC meeting Sept. 23 

Request for proposals for '16 WMB cost-share grant program

Latest news from SMC

About the Wetland Restoration and Preservation Plan

Bull Creek-Bull's Brook June e-news 

Grant funding opportunities

Miss the sale? Rain barrels, compost bins in stock  

All things that make Lake County special   

Proposed WDO amendments for efficiency purposes

Please call us at 847.377.7700 if you do not see the information you are looking for on the website

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