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At Otter Lake Water Commission, we are committed to providing safe, high quality water services to our community, while maintaining a standard of excellence in customer service and environmental conservation.

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Village of Nilwood / Sunset Lake Customers

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Cross Connection Survey

August 24, 2018

The Illinois EPA regulations require that the Commission/Village conduct a "Cross-Connection Survey" every 2 years.  We will mailed a copy to every customer with the current water bill but you may complete this survey online by clicking here.  This survey needs to be completed by the date stated in your letter.  If you have any questions, please call our office at (217) 965-1566 - M-F 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.

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A new dawn, a new day, a New Year

A new dawn, a new day, a New Year

January 01, 2019

January. 2019.

A brand new year, a brand new day — clean and shiny, spotless and gleaming, hopeful and exciting. Untouched and unspoiled, like a present that has just been unwrapped. A time to look back on (and learn from) the mistakes of the previous year, and look forward with hope and resolution to the new days ahead. And as we celebrate, and hope, and resolve, and plan, we do so along with people all over the world, and down through the ages. In fact, people have been celebrating the beginning of the new year for over 4,000 years. So, who first celebrated New Year's Day? Why do we celebrate on Jan 1? 

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