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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Hydrant Flushing Has Begun for Hawthorn Woods, Pekara and Forest Lake Water Systems

Lake County Public Works will conduct its semi-annual water hydrant flushing program for the Hawthorn Woods, Pekara and Forest Lake water systems on Tuesday, May 26, weather permitting, and will continue through Wednesday, June 3. Hydrant flushing is perf...

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

Attention Building Owners/Operators

Water that is unused in buildings for extended periods of time can cause conditions that increase the risk for growth and spread of bacteria. Building owners and operators should follow recent guidance from the CDC before reopening their facility.

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

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.

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

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. Acc...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Public Works building access limited to employees beginning March 18

The Lake County Public Works Building, located at 650 W. Winchester Road, Libertyville, will be closed to the public starting March 18 in response to COVID-19. Although the building will be closed, the Public Works Department will maintain the full range ...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Spring Hydrant Flushing Cancelled

Lake County Public Works 2020 spring hydrant flushing is cancelled. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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