The Water Resources Division of the Kane County Development & Resource
Management Department is responsible for several water resource programs
including the following:
- Stormwater Management
Enforces the stormwater ordinance and issuance of permits in
unincorporated Kane County and non-certified communities.
- Engineering Support & Reviews
Provides engineering support to other County Divisions and Departments as
well as reviews engineering documents.
- Local Drainage
Provides technical assistance to the citizens of Kane County to solve
drainage problems and administers the Cost-Share Drainage Program.
- Water Supply Planning
Coordinates the scientific studies and the planning efforts to ensure a
safe and sustainable water supply for the citizens of Kane County
- Special Projects
Works with various agencies and communities on projects beyond the scope
of the daily tasks that require specialized civil engineering and technical
The Water Resources Division mission is to preserve, protect and enhance
the water resources of Kane County through enforcement of County ordinances
and through orderly planning, development and management of water related
resources and infrastructure in harmony with