Rethink Water Joliet, Alternative Water Source Survey


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Joliet, IL – The City of Joliet is undertaking a study to evaluate multiple sources of water to provide a sustainable supply for the future. In a recent report the Illinois State Water Survey (ISWS) found that at the current rate of usage, the aquifer suppling the majority of the City’s water will no longer be sustainable by 2030.

The study initially identified 14 potential water sources and through preliminary evaluation determined five sources should undergo a detailed analysis. This analysis will include identification of needed improvements and the associated costs. A preferred alternative is expected to be identified by the end of the year.

The City would like to gauge the community’s awareness of this initiative through a brief on-line survey. The survey is six questions and will take less than two minutes to complete.

To complete this survey click here.

“We would like to see every resident and business owner participate in this survey,” said Allison Swisher, Director of Public Utilities, “This also gives folks the opportunity to sign up for our mailing list to be kept informed of the process.” City staff will be out at local events this summer to help educate the public on this topic.


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