Groundwater Loss in McHenry County to Be Measured

A press release from the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County: ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENDERS ASSISTING IN GROUNDWATER STUDY WOODSTOCK – The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County are providing assistance to the Illinois State Water Survey in a study of the County’s groundwater … Continue reading

Protection of County’s Groundwater Front and Center Saturday

A while back I sat down with a reader for a talk at Conscious Cup Coffee. We discussed county politics and problems. I concluded that the availability of drinking water was the biggest problem facing the county. Tuesday in an … Continue reading

County Watershed Study Delayed by a Year

Shortly before the 2008 fall elections, the McHenry County Board approved a contract with the Illinois State Geological Survey for 2½ year study including “geologic mapping for sustainable management and protection of the county’s groundwater resources.” It was supposed to … Continue reading