This Division is responsible for stormwater management and planning for the protection and sustainable use of the County's water supply. McHenry County is dependent on groundwater for 100% of its potable water, including all private and public water supplies.
This Division responds to concerns regarding site grading, flooding, drainage, and wetlands. Division staff assists property owners in obtaining stormwater management permits and reviews building permits for compliance with stormwater regulations.
Upcoming Pond Management Workshop
The McHenry-Lake County Soil and Water Conservation District will be hosting a Pond Management Workshop on Thursday, September 10, 2015. Please see the flyer for additional information and the agenda.