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Division of Water Resource Management

The Division of Water Resource Management is responsible for:

  • Regulating Floodway Construction Activities within or adjacent to Illinois rivers, lakes and streams,
  • Regulating Public Waters, 
  • Regulating Construction and Maintenance of Dams,
  • Lake Michigan Water Use allocation and monitoring,
  • National Flood Insurance Program coordination and, 
  • Flood Mitigation Program (nonstructural) administration.

The Division provides these services through offices in Chicago, Bartlett and Springfield.