IMPORTANT CONTACTS

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Well & Water Issues

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Kankakee County Health Department

Well Water Supplies

Permits, inspects/records system location, kits for well water sampling, analysis, interpretation, and disinfection procedures, and inspects sealing of abandoned wells.

Phone: (815) 802-9400

Located in Kankakee, IL 

Illinois Department of Agriculture

Groundwater Control

Phone: (217) 785-1081

Click here for a full list of contacts for the Illinois Department of Agriculture

US Army Corps of Engineers

Illinois Waterway

Phone: (815) 667-4054

Located in Ottawa, IL 

Environmental Protection Agency

Region 5

Includes: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin

Phone: (312) 312-2000

US EPA Region 5

77 W. Jackson Blvd.

Chicago, IL 60604

 

Active Drainage Districts

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B.M. Lewis Drainage District

Union Drainage District No. 1 of

Sumner, Manteno, and Will

Commissioners

Daniel Anker & Glen Ginder

Attorney

Sandra L. Sweeney, Attorney

33 North Main Street, Suite 2

Manteno, IL 60950

Phone: (815) 468-0291

Baker Creek Drainage District

Commissioners

Jude Pommier, Keith W. Yohnka, & Dennis Schafer

Attorney

Paula M. Jacobi, Attorney

Barmann, Bohlen, & Jacobi

200 E. Court Street, Suite 602

P.O. Box 1787

Kankakee, IL 60901

Phone: (815) 939-1133

Fax: (815) 939-0994

Canavan Drainage District

Commissioners

Tony Langiois & David Kohl

Attorney

Dana M. Meyer, Attorney

One Dearborn Square,

Suite 400

Kankakee, IL 60901

Phone: (815)933-6681

Claussen Park Drainage District

Commissioners

Paul DeGroot & Richard Hoestra

Attorney

Nicholas E. Elliot, Attorney

Godin, Denton, & Elliot, P.C.

123 W Washington St

P.O. Box 710

Momence, IL 60954

Phone: (815) 472-2634

Fax: (815) 472-2694

Exline Creek Drainage District

Commissioners

Ronald Blanchette & Michael Lambert​

Attorney

Robert B. Labeau, Attorney

LaBeau, Dietchweiler & Associates, P.C.

200 E Court Street, Suite 700

Kankakee, IL 60901

Phone: (815) 933-6637

Fax: (815) 933-9940

Gar Creek

Drainage District

Commissioners

Jeffery O'Connor & Dennis J. O'Connor

Attorney

Dana M. Meyer, Attorney

One Dearborn Square,

Suite 400

Kankakee, IL 60901

Phone: (815) 933-6681

Grinnell Special Drainage District

Commissioners

John P. Gricuis

Attorney

Dana M. Meyer, Attorney

One Dearborn Square,

Suite 400

Kankakee, IL 60901

Phone: (815) 933-6681

Joe Benes

Drainage District

Commissioners

Mark P. O'Connor​

Attorney

Paula M. Jacobi, Attorney

Barmann, Bohlen, & Jacobi

200 E. Court Street, Suite 602

P.O. Box 1787

Kankakee, IL 60901

Phone: (815) 939-1133

Fax: (815) 939-0994

Little Beaver Special Drainage District

Little Beaver Special Drainage District No. 1

Commissioners

Jerald W. Hoesktra & Tom DeYoung​

Attorney

Robert B. Labeau, Attorney

LaBeau, Dietchweiler & Associates, P.C.

200 E Court Street, Suite 700

Kankakee, IL 60901

Phone: (815) 933-6637

Fax: (815) 933-9940

Manteno Drainage District No. 9

Commissioners

Alan Lamore & Donald W. Shipp​

Attorney

Paula M. Jacobi, Attorney

Barmann, Bohlen, & Jacobi

200 E. Court Street, Suite 602

P.O. Box 1787

Kankakee, IL 60901

Phone: (815) 939-1133

Fax: (815) 939-0994

McGillivary Special Drainage District

Commissioners

Duane Ferris & LeRoy Bauer​

Attorney

Robert B. Labeau, Attorney

LaBeau, Dietchweiler & Associates, P.C.

200 E Court Street, Suite 700

Kankakee, IL 60901

Phone: (815) 933-6637

Fax: (815) 933-9940

Minnie Creek

Drainage District

Commissioners

Richard Hansen & Jon Surprenant

Attorney

Dana M. Meyer, Attorney

One Dearborn Square, 

Suite 400

Kankakee, IL 60901

Phone: (815) 468-0291

Momence and Yellowhead Drainage District No. 1 of Momence and Yellowhead

Commissioners

Elwood Line & Dennis Johnson​

Attorney

Jennifer E. Mansberger, Attorney

123 W Washington

P.O. Box 710

Momence, IL 60954

Phone: (815) 472-2634

Fax: (815) 472-2649

Momence-Pembroke Union Drainage District No. 1

Union Drainage District No. 1 of Momence and Pembroke

Commissioners

Robert Shurman, Kenneth Brinkman, & Jake Munyon

Attorney

Paula M. Jacobi, Attorney

Barmann, Bohlen, & Jacobi

200 E. Court Street, Suite 602

P.O. Box 1787

Kankakee, IL 60901

Phone: (815) 939-1133

Fax: (815) 939-0994

Raymond

Drainage District

Commissioners

Gerald Wagner, Jason J. O'Connor, & Mark Chapman​

Attorney

Dana M. Meyer, Attorney

One Dearborn Square, 

Suite 400

Kankakee, IL 60901

Phone: (815) 468-0291

Email: dmeyer@amb-ltd.com

Rockville Drainage District No. 1

Commissioners

Roger D. Keigher, Ronald Bever, & John Keigher

Attorney

None listed

Snake Creek Drainage District

Commissioners

Brent Langman

Attorney

Jennifer E. Mansberger, Attorney

123 W Washington

P.O. Box 710

Momence, IL 60954

Phone: (815) 472-2634

Fax: (815) 472-2649

Spring Creek Drainage District

South Subdistrict of Spring Creek Drainage District

Commissioners

Martin Graf, Jr. & Paul K. Marcotte

Attorney

Robert B. Labeau, Attorney

LaBeau, Dietchweiler & Associates, P.C.

200 E Court Street, Suite 700

Kankakee, IL 60901

Phone: (815) 933-6637

Fax: (815) 933-9940

Yellowhead & Washington Union Drainage District No. 2

Commissioners

Steven Engelking & Gerald Thiesen​

Attorney

Dana M. Meyer, Attorney

One Dearborn Square, 

Suite 400

Kankakee, IL 60901

Phone: (815) 468-0291

Union Drainage District No. 2 of the Towns of Ganeer and Momence

Commissioners

Edward Van Drunen​

Attorney

Nicholas E. Elliot, Attorney

Godin, Denton, & Elliot, P.C.

123 W Washington St

P.O. Box 710

Momence, IL 60954

Phone: (815) 472-2634

Fax: (815) 472-2694

 

Soil Testing

Vegetable Farm

Farm Soil Testing

 

New Ag Center

Phone: (815) 469-5688

Located at: 25516 South Route 45

Monee, IL 60449

Heritage FS Inc.

Data Point Agronomy: JD Marquis

Phone: (815) 378-3664

Located at: 5833 East 5000 North Road

Bourbonnais, IL 60914

Home/Garden Soil Testing

 

Will-South Cook SWCD

Phone: (815) 462-3106 ext. 3

Click here to go to their website

Located at: 1201 S Gougar Rd

New Lenox, IL 60451

Soil Testing Types &  Descriptions

Haney Soil Test

Description: Used to assess overall health of soil. The test tracks changes in the soil health based on management decisions. It examines the total organic carbon and the total organic nitrogen to determine a C:N ratio to make cover crop recommendations. The test also includes a 24 hour CO2 soil respiration test to examine the microbial biomass and potential mineralized nitrogen. 

To learn more about the Haney Soil Test, click here for more information!

Cornell Soil Health Test

Description: the Comprehensive Assessment of Soil Health is designed for farmers, gardeners, agricultural service providers, landscape managers, and researchers who want to go past testing the nutrient level of their soils. This laboratory soil health test provides standardized information on constraints in soil health that provides standardized information on constraints in soil biological and physical processes, as well as nutrient analysis

To learn more about the Comprehensive Assessment of Soil and Health, click here for more information

Soil Fertility Test

Description: The Will South Cook County SWCD offers a soil fertility test to help residents with the decision about the management of soil nutrients. The soil tests provide information on fertilizer needs for your yard. In the long run, you will same money and time, and protect the environment from contaminated run-off from over-fertilization

 

To learn more about the Will South Cook County SWCD Soil Fertility test, click here for more information. Or, call the SWCD office at (815) 462-3106

 

Tiling Services

Red Tractor in Field

Wepprecht Drainage, Inc.

 Phone: (815) 426-6479

Located at: 2620 N 1225 W Rd

Bonfield, IL 60913

Haley Bros. Excavating, Inc. 

Phone: Dennis Behrends (815) 694-2944

Located at: 2858 N 200 E Rd

Clifton, IL 60927