Stormwater Management

Flooding InformationWhile flooding at your home is occurring, please call 847.810.3682.

If your basement or yard consistently floods, please consider scheduling a free consultation.  Contact Becky Pocasangre, Public Works Administrative Assistant, at 847.810.3543.

Please click here to view the brochure about flash flooding, its dangers, and what you can do to prepare.

Sign up for Emergency Weather notifications here

Below are links to important information shared at the October 19, 2017 Lake County Stormwater Management Commission's "Homeowners Floodproofing Workshop & Expo":


The City hosted a Storm Sewer Informational Meeting on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at Gorton from 7-9 p.m. Please click here to view the meeting presentation. 

Stormwater Policy & Stormwater Program PlanThe following information can be viewed at the links below:

The City of Lake Forest Stormwater Management Policy (Approved by City Council on March 7, 2016, Modifications Approved by City Council on February 19, 2019)

The City of Lake Forest Stormwater Management Program Plan
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Handouts5 documents

  • Basement Flood Proofing Diagrams
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  • City's Stormwater Management Brochure
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  • Flooding $750 Tax Credit Sheet
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  • Lake County Loan Assistance
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  • Lake Forest Collaborative for Environmental Leadership - Stormwater Brochure
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IEPA Annual Facility Inspection Reports9 documents

  • NOI
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  • Year 11
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  • Year 12
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  • Year 13
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  • Year 14
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  • Year 15
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  • Year 16
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  • Year 17
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  • Year 18
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Sustainable Stormwater Practices5 documents

  • Bioswales
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  • Permeable Driveways & Patios
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  • Rain Barrels
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  • Rain Gardens
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  • Ravines
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