Buffalo Creek Clean Water Partnership

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You are invited to participate in the Buffalo Creek Clean Water Partnership!

Our Vision is that Buffalo Creek will be a sustainable watershed success story with reduced erosion, improved water quality, thriving wildlife, decreased flooding and the beauty of native vegetation. This will be accomplished through collaborative and inclusive community and agency partnerships.

Our partners include the Lake County Stormwater Management Commission, Lake County Department of Health, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, all of the municipalities in the watershed, residents and other interested parties.

Our draft watershed plan for Buffalo Creek is nearing completion. A public hearing is scheduled for November 5. The executive summary is available for review.

Click on the red labels in the Virtual Buffalo Creek tab to see videos about the issues that affect Buffalo Creek or use the interactive map. Also, presentations and meeting minutes can be accessed in the "meetings" tab.

Please join us!

The first steps toward mobilizing a watershed