Water Committee

Overview 

The Water Committee is an advisory panel that supports the residents of the City of Prospect Heights with respect to all potable water issues.

Meetings

3rd Saturday of the Month
8:00 a.m.
Prospect Heights City Hall
Council Chambers
8 N. Elmhurst Road
Prospect Heights, IL 60070

To contact the Water Committee by email:

watercommittee@prospect-heights.org

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available after approval.
Most Recent Agenda | View All

Members

  • Bob Korvas - Chairman
  • Louis Ennesser - Vice Chair
  • Kay Michaely - Secretary
  • Sean Dwyer
  • Dee Monroe
  • Vacant
  • Vacant
Residents of Prospect Heights have the opportunity to serve on a number of boards or commissions that represent the city. Residents that are interested on serving on a committee should contact City Hall and complete a volunteer application.

2018 Water Survey and Results

2018 Water Survey (responses no longer being collected)

  • 416 total responses were received
  • 261 residents on private wells indicated that they have tested their water
  •   82 residents on private wells indicated that they never tested their water
  • 120 residents on private wells indicated interest in bringing in city water
  • 181 residents on private wells indicated that they were not interested in city water
  •   48 residents on private wells were not sure regarding bringing in city water
  •   73 residents serviced by municipal water responded
  •   42 residents on municipal water indicated they pay what the water is worth
  •   31 residents on municipal water indicated they pay too much for water

2018 Water Survey Results Click Here

Questions regarding the water survey or any potable water issue can be directed to the Water Committee at watercommittee@prospect-heights.org.

2018 Meeting Schedule

  • January 20, 2018
  • February 17, 2018
  • March 17, 2018
  • April 21, 2018
  • May 19, 2018
  • June 16, 2018
  • July 21, 2018
  • August 18, 2018
  • September 15, 2018
  • October 20, 2018
  • November 17, 2018
  • December 15, 2018

Water Committee Monthly Meeting

How to Create a Special Service Area

How to Maintain Your Private Well

Water Forum Vendor Interviews

2015-2016 Water Surveys and Results

2015 1st Water Survey Details Click Here
  
2016 2nd Water Survey Click Here

 

1st and 2nd Water Survey Results

The combined responses from the first and second water surveys were reported at the April 23rd, 2016 Water Committee meeting.
 
  • 823 responses were received
  • 300 residents indicated interest in bringing in city water
  • 440 residents indicated that they were not interested in city water
  • 83 residents responded “Maybe” to the question regarding bringing in city water
  • 61 residents indicated interest in a well water forum to improve their well water
  • 209 residents indicated that they would like to volunteer or might be interested in volunteering on a sub-committee for the process for Special Service Area creation (bringing city water to an area) or improving well water quality

A “Call to Action” letter for volunteers was mailed to residents who indicated they might be interested in volunteering on a sub-committee. If you missed the letter or did not receive it but are interested in volunteering on either of the sub-committees (Well water purification or Process for SSA creation, click on the Volunteer Letter or you can email the water committee directly at watercommittee@prospect.org.

Questions regarding the water survey or any potable water issue can be directed to the Water Committee at watercommittee@prospect-heights.org.