Water & Land


Lake County has more than 200 lakes and rivers, and over 100 beaches. Here are some simple things you can do to protect this valuable resource:

Take Action: Keep harmful contaminants out of our water by:

You can also save water and protect the environment by using WaterSense labeled products in your home, yard, and business. 

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Sustainable land use preserves our landscape, conserves natural resources, and provides safety and well-being to the community. Lake County’s Planning, Building and Development Department encourages this approach through the Sustainability Chapter of the Lake County Regional Framework Plan. In addition, the Lake County Forest Preserve’s Strategic Conservation Planning provides guidance to smart development and livable cities that balances the built environment with the natural one.

Take Action: You can help shape the future of Lake County’s development and conservation measures.

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