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Posted on: February 5, 2021

DuPage County Stormwater Management Accepting Input on Water Quality Program

Wheaton, IL – DuPage County Stormwater Management is currently accepting input on their Countywide Water Quality Program. Comments will be accepted through February 28, 2021.

The Countywide Water Quality Program includes a partnership of DuPage County and 41 municipalities and townships working together to meet water quality goals. Included within this partnership, the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency granted DuPage County Stormwater Management a countywide permit to meet federal water quality requirements, including: 

  • Public Education and Outreach on Water Quality Topics
  • Public Involvement and Participation
  • Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination
  • Construction Site Erosion and Sediment Controls
  • Post-Construction Best Management Practices for Water Quality
  • Pollution Prevention and Good Housekeeping for Municipal Operations
  • Water Quality Monitoring Program

These requirements are detailed in the DuPage County Stormwater Management Program Plan, which can be found at https://www.dupageco.org/EDP/Stormwater_Management/Water_Quality/54206/

There will also be an informational virtual meeting to discuss the DuPage County Countywide Water Quality Program on Thursday, February 18 at 9am. Register for the meeting at https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIocu-upzwpHtXqiQ4nSmKmpXewxCDOtBRf.

DuPage County Stormwater Management is accepting input on the program through February 28, 2021. Comments may be submitted via email to water.quality@dupageco.org or by mail to:  

DuPage County Stormwater Management

Attn: Mary Beth Falsey

421 North County Farm Road

Wheaton, IL 60187


 For questions or issues, please contact DuPage County Stormwater Management at (630) 407-6673.

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