1. Public Works building access limited to employees beginning March 18

    The Lake County Public Works Building will be closed to the public starting March 18 in response to COVID-19. Read on...
  2. Coronavirus and Drinking Water

    There is no higher priority for Lake County Public Works than protecting the quality of the water that is delivered to you. We are providing this important information about COVID-19 as it relates to drinking water to provide clarity to our customers. Read on...
  3. Save the Pipes - Don't Flush Wipes!

    With many stores selling out of toilet paper quickly, and residents turning to alternatives like wipes and paper towels, the Lake County Public Works Department is asking customers to please refrain from disposing of certain products down your toilet. Read on...
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Public Works Shutoff Moratorium 
As a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic, effective March 17, Lake County Public Works has suspended shutoffs for customers who are behind on their payments and will waive late payments until further notice. The above actions are consistent with the recommendations from the offices of IL Gov. Pritzker and Attorney General Raoul.

Register for Public Works Emergency Alerts
Lake County Public Works is now using the emergency alert system CodeRED. The new system will be used to alert customers of boil water orders, watermain breaks, service disruptions, upcoming project work, and community meetings. Sign up with your contact information - you can even receive text message and email alerts. 

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