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Residents


Learn about Water Issues

� The U.S. Enviro​nmental Protection Agency�s water page provides information on national water issues and resources for how you can help protect water.

� Get basic water information via online tutorials from the Michigan Water Stewardship Program and a homeowner toolkit to help you become a better water steward.

� Build your scientific background on water through the U.S. Geological Survey�s Water Resources page.

� Visit the USGS site for current water data for Illinois to view the stream and rain gage data for Kane County.

� Access plenty of useful information about watershed Best Management Practices and water conservation from the Northwest Water Planning Alliance�s Resource Center, and access the Outdoor Water Conservation Manual.

� The Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant​ has a collection of useful brochures on natural lawn care pra​ctices.

�  Dupage County Environmental Division provides informational brochures on a variety of topics, including: naturalized areas, wetlands & streams, and illicit discharges.​

� Get information on septic system maintenance from the Kane County Health Department.

� Learn about rain barrels and rain gardens for your home and property.

Get Involved�Local Watershed Groups

Participate in a river cleanup, volunteer monitoring program, or educational event:

� Friends of the Fox River

� Fox River Study Group

� Fox River Ecosystem Partnership (FREP)

� Valley of the Fox Water Sentinels

� The Conservation Foundation

Kane County Stormwater Brochures

� Homeowner Resource Card

� Be a Clean Water Champion

� Swimming Pool Maintenance​​