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).

Water Discoloration


Water is sometimes discolored after water main breaks and/or a change in the water source.


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Water Treatment