Water

Annual Water Quality Reports

Water quality reports for 2021 are now available for the water systems serving the Village. The East system serves customers east of Interstate 55 and north of U.S. Route 6. The Channahon system serves customers on the west side of Interstate 55 served by public water supply, as well as the businesses along and south of Route 6 on the east side of I-55.

The reports contain data on water quality monitoring during the year 2020. They include details about where the water comes from, what it contains, and how it compares to standards set by regulatory agencies. For questions or concerns regarding the reports, contact the Public Works Department at 815-467-6644.

An archive of all reports may be found in the Annual Drinking Water Reports Archive.

2019 Water Main & Services

ServiceNumber
Total Services3,439
Water Services of Copper or HDPE3,439
Water Services of Lead0

East

PlaceNumber
Church 0
Commercial13
Government1
Industrial5
Residential251
School0

West

PlaceNumber
Church4
Commercial118
Government
3
Industrial
6
Residential
3033
School
5

Updates to Village Watering Ordinance - Effective May 17, 2021

Amendments to the Village of Channahon's lawn watering ordinance were passed at the Monday, May 17, 2021 Board Meeting. The updates are as follows:

Water from the Village's public water supply may only be used for watering or sprinkling of lawns as follows:

  1. All properties with even-numbered street numbers may use public water supply for watering purposes on even-numbered calendar days between the hours of 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and is prohibited at all other times.
  2. All properties with odd-numbered street numbers may use public water supply for watering purposes on odd-numbered calendar days between the hours of 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and is prohibited at all other times.

The filling of swimming pools is not time restricted but must comply with the odd and even numbered days.

Newly installed sod and seed may be watered during the first ten (10) days after installation. Water from the Village water distribution system may be used for watering of the newly installed sod or seed for up to eight (8) hours per day. After the first 10 days the even/odd day and hourly time restrictions will apply.

To view the watering ordinance in full, please click here (link).