News and Announcements

News and Announcements

  • 2019 Rain Barrel Program- The City of Ottawa Rain Barrel Program is an environmental initiative of the Ottawa is Blooming Committee, which is tasked with helping Ottawa Blossom through gardening, recognition of historic preservation efforts, celebrating Ottawa’s culture, promoting the arts, and implementation of environmental projects. The City of Ottawa Rain Barrel Program extends the city’s partnership with The
  • Jackson Street Plaza Concept Design 3/12/19- Jackson Street Plaza Concept Design 3/12/19 Concept Design
  • 2019 Riverfest- The City of Ottawa has decided that 2019 Riverfest activities will be scaled back to still offer the parade, Jackson Streets events, Art in the Park, and other events, but will not include the Taste of Ottawa food and music event. In recent years attendance and revenues have declined, resulting in the question of whether
  • Water Survey- The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) requires every water supplier to develop and implement a comprehensive cross connection control program for the elimination of existing cross connections and prevention or protection from all future cross connections. Regulations are in place to protect our drinking water systems A requirement of the program is to conduct a