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  1. Public Comment Period for Increased Rainfall in Lake County Open

    The Stormwater Management Commission (SMC) opened a 30-day public comment period on Thursday, June 6 to collect feedback regarding increased rainfall in Lake County. Read on...
  2. Upper Des Plaines River Engineering Impact Analysis

    In June 2018, the Lake County Stormwater Management Commission (SMC) entered into a contract with Christopher B. Burke Engineering, Ltd. Read on...
  3. To: Enforcement Officers, Certified Wetland Specialists and Other Interested Parties:

    On August 16, 2018, the federal Clean Water Rule (CWR, 2015) went back into effect in Illinois following an injunction by the U.S. District Court of South Carolina. Read on...
  4. IWEER Wetland Delineation Course July 16-19, 2019

    SMC will be hosting the four-day basic wetland delineation course taught by industry experts Dr. Ralph Tiner and Mr. Michael Whited of the Institute for Wetland & Environmental Education & Research, Inc. Read on...
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