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Posted on: August 5, 2020

Learn about Local Lake County Public Works Projects

Lake County Public Works delivers high quality water and wastewater services to thousands of Lake County residents and businesses. In order to maintain a high level a service, Public Works must preserve, modernize and sometimes expand pipes, sewers, reser...

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Public Works News
Posted on: July 29, 2020

Hawthorn Parkway Water Tower Rehabilitation

Hawthorn Tower

Lake County Public Works has begun a project to rehabilitate the Hawthorn Water Tower located on Hawthorn Parkway east of Butterfield Road in Vernon Hills. The project consists of repairing and repainting the 500,000-gallon water tower. During the project...

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Public Works News
Posted on: July 21, 2020

See Sanitary Sewer Cleaning in Action

One way Lake County Public Works ensures continues service and eliminates environmental impacts is by keeping our sanitary sewer pipes clean. No chemicals are used, and instead, high-velocity water is sprayed against the internal pipe walls, removing accu...

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Public Works News
Posted on: July 16, 2020

Hawthorn Center Reservoir Improvements

After more than 45 years, the Hawthorn Center reservoir is getting much-needed upgrades. Originally built in 1973 to provide water service and fire protection for the mall, the reservoir now serves as an important part of the Vernon Hills water system.

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