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Important Flooding Information


If your basement or yard consistently floods, please consider scheduling a free consultation. Contact Jim Lockefeer, Public Works Analyst, at 847.810.3542.  

While flooding is occurring, please call 847.810.3571.  

If you are experiencing a power outage, please call ComEd at 1-888-EDISON-1 (1-888-334-7661).

If you have flood debris, it may be disposed at the City's Compost Center.  As a reminder, hours at the Compost Center (1381 W. Kennedy Road) are on Saturdays from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. After March 15, hours are Saturdays from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Natural disasters are often followed by illegitimate companies targeting victims of these calamities. Please be aware of these scams and never give out any personal information.

Sign up for Emergency Weather Notifications here.

Click here to view the City's Stormwater Management Brochure.






220 E. Deerpath, Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847) 234-2600
Non-Emergency Police:  (847) 234-2601

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