Digester/Over the Spillway incorporates two
older, separate publications geared to wastewater and drinking water
operations, respectively. It includes information on regulations affecting
both fields, calendars of upcoming water/wastewater events, and operator
Volunteer Lake Monitoring
Program Newsletter is designed to keep our volunteers and the general
public up to date with the latest VLMP news, upcoming volunteerism
events and conferences and various lake issues. It also serves as a
medium to show the role that the Illinois VLMP plays in the larger
picture of international volunteer monitoring.
McCullom Lake Evaluation Report
An Illinois EPA analysis of private well sample results in the Village of
McCollum Lake and related hydrogeological evaluation
Biannual 319 Report
Grants issued by USEPA under Section 319 of the Clean Water Act include
a condition requiring the submittal of a status report every six months.
This report is prepared to satisfy that condition and publicize the
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency's accomplishments in controlling
nonpoint source pollution.
of Illinois Public Water Supply Annual Compliance Report
The purpose of this report is to satisfy the requirement of Section 1414(c)(3)
of the 1996 Amendments to the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). States
with national primary enforcement authority are to prepare, make readily
available to the public, and submit to the Administrator of the United
States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) by July 1 of each year,
an annual report on violations occurring during the previous calendar
year of national primary drinking water regulations by public water systems
(PWSs) in Illinois.
Illinois Water Quality Report
The Illinois EPA annually collects chemical, physical, biological, habitat
and toxicity data on rivers and streams, inland lakes, Lake Michigan
and groundwater to satisfy reporting requirements found in Section
305(b) of the Federal Clean Water Act (CWA). The primary purpose of
the Section 305(b) process is to provide for an assessment of the overall
water quality conditions of Illinois waters.
Protection Program Biennial Comprehensive Status and Self Assessment
Report responds to the need to manage groundwater quality by emphasizing
a prevention oriented process. The IGPA is a comprehensive law which
relies upon a state and local partnership. Although the IGPA is directed
toward protection of groundwater as a natural and public resource,
special provisions target drinking water wells.
Classification for Illinois Inland Lakes
This 1996 update report replaces the report by Kelly and Hite (1981).
The sediment classification for Illinois lakes was updated to include
additional data, increased number of parameters identified, and changes
made to laboratory methodology since 1979. This report includes a statistical
analysis of 854 sediment samples collected from 418 stations on 265 lakes
during the years 1988 through 1994.