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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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June 04, 2019

The Otter Lake Water Commission is accepting applications for a Water Plant Operator/Utility Worker.  Experience is not required but is preferred.  Backhoe, plumbing, and mechanical experience is a plus. Starting salary is a minimum of $15.50 with an additional $0.75 per hour with a Class A CDL with air brakes. Salary will increase with levels of water certification.  Must be able to lift 75 lbs.  Must pass a drug screening.  Must obtain class D water certificate within 12 months.  Shift work is required.  Benefits include 100% employer paid health, dental and vision for employee; IMRF retirement, vacation and paid holidays.  Applications are located on our website at

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Summer Weather Safety

Summer Weather Safety

June 01, 2019

Summer doesn't officially begin until June 21 here in the Northern Hemisphere (the summer solstice is the day when the sun reaches its highest elevation, making it the longest day of the year), but summer weather often jumps the gun. 

May 31 was National Heat Awareness Day, and the summer heat certainly seems to have settled in and made itself at home here in the waning days of spring.It is crucial to know the dangers of summer weather, and be prepared. Here are some helpful tips:


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