Water Quality

Water Quality Reports (CCRs)
View the annual water quality Consumer Confidence Reports (CCRs) published by Lake County Public Works for each of our water distribution systems.


Lead and Your Water Supply

Lead in drinking water has been an increasingly important topic especially with the recent situation in Flint, Michigan.
Lead Frequently Asked Questions

Illinois EPA Source Water Assessments
In addition to the CCR provided by Lake County Public Works, a Source Water Assessment for each water supply has been completed by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA).

IEPA Source Water Assessment Website Information:
  • Select Water System Type: Community
  • Select County: Lake
  • Click the "Search County" box
  • Click the drop down arrow next to "Search Results" to locate your water system
Chromium & Microfibers in Lake Michigan Water
Our Lake Michigan water is provided by the Central Lake County Joint Action Water Agency (CLCJAWA).
Fluoride in Drinking Water
Learn about the benefits and risks of this naturally occurring element
  • Water Fluoridation in Lake County
Lake Michigan Sunrise
Water Treatment