Source water planning
Source Water Policy – Illinois
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Community water systems are required to implement source water protection plans
Community water systems are encouraged to implement source water protection plans
Funding is available to implement plans
Dedicated funding is not available for plan implementation.
Periodic updates to plans are required
In Illinois, updates are required every 5 years for Source Water Protection Plans.
For FY 2022, the State Revolving Fund program utilized set-aside funding for source water protection programs
Monitoring sources of drinking water accessed through private wells is required
Private water well owners themselves have the primary responsibility to test well water for potential contaminants in Illinois.
Funding is available to mitigate compromised sources of drinking water accessed through private wells
The state of Illinois does not provide funding to mitigate issues with compromised private wells.
Jurisdiction implements this program component
Jurisdiction does not implement this program component
Jurisdiction partially implements this program component