Stormwater Management in the City of St. Charles
In 2019, Kane County adopted substantial revisions to the countywide ordinance. The City of St. Charles is a “certified
Information on flood recovery assistance and activities at federal, state, and local agency levels is below.
Why did I receive a water survey from the City and Aqua Backflow?
The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) requires every water supply to develop and implement a cross connection (backflow prevention) control program.
The Water service area, in cooperation with the Engineering Division, maintains this water hardness map to help residents determine settings for new water softeners. The hardness is based on a generalization of hardness for the wells serving the various zones indicated below. Click on the map image to download a PDF map.
The City of St. Charles is committed to providing a continuous supply of safe, reliable and economical water to its customers. Every year the City of St. Charles Water Division distributes a report that summarizes the quality of the City’s drinking water. We are pleased to report again this year that your tap water met all Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) drinking water health standards.
Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP)
The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) is the official regional planning organization for the northeastern Illinois. The agency has been delegated as the authority for the region's water quality management plan. An integral part of that planning is for water resources. Several publications that are a result of this planning are WATER 2050, GO TO 2040 and a Model Water Conservation Ordinance.