Lakes Commission

Lakes Commission

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2301 E Sand Lake Rd
Lindenhurst, IL 60046
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  • Phone: (847) 356-8252
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  • Office Hours:
    Monday through Friday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

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Lakes CommissionPurpose

The Lindenhurst Lakes Commission supports a comprehensive program that incorporates both protection and restoration activities, as appropriate, to effectively improve and maintain the quality of our Village lakes.

Meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of every other month in the Village Hall board room (January, March, May, July, September, and November).
 
Click here to visit the Lakes Commission website, which is independently updated and maintained by volunteer members of the Lakes Commission.
This report describes aquatic treatment actions taken on our Village Lakes.
As always, residents may enjoy lake activities at their own risk.
Please call Village Hall with any questions: 847-356-8252.
Members:

  • Dave Kraft, Chairman
  • Brad Winter - Lake Potomac
  • Tom Heinrich - Springledge Lake
  • Jim West - Lake Waterford
  • Patrick (PJ) Hilbert
  • Kevin Lowry
  • Carlos Menor-Salazar
  • Fritz Meyers
  • Caly Winter
  • Trustee Pat Dickson, Village Liaison
  • Trustee Heath Rosten, Park District Liaison
 

Lake Information:

 

Lake Linden

  • Meier's beach and boat ramp located off Sprucewood Drive
  • Beck Basin with fishing access located at the corner of Beck Rd. and Beck Rd.
  • Several locations with fishing access at Linden Dam
  • Maximum depth: 11 feet
  • Linden's Landing

Lake Waterford

  • Fishing access off Highpoint and Teal Drive, and Forest View
  • Restored in 2000
  • Maximum depth: 13 feet

Lake Potomac

  • Fishing access off Grass Lake Rd. and Federal Parkway
  • Maximum depth: 3.5 feet

Springledge

  • Fishing access off Teal Drive and Pheasant Court

To learn more about the Lakes Commission's shoreline stabilization program, please view this brochure. Click here for 50/50 Shoreline Buffer Plantings Reimbursement form.

News

  • 10-19-2022 Aquatic Services Report (pdf)
    This report describes aquatic treatment actions taken on our Village lakes. As always, residents may enjoy lake activities at their own risk. Please call Village Hall with any questions: 847-356-8252.
  • 2022 Fish Survey on Village Lakes 10/10 & 10/11
    Members of the Lakes Commission are conducting a fish survey Monday, 10/10 and Tuesday, 10/11/2022 on our Village lakes. Residents observing suspicious activity on our lakes or within our Village, call 847-356-5400, or 9-1-1 for emergencies.
  • 10-06-2022 Aquatic Services Report (pdf)
    This report describes aquatic treatment actions taken on our Village lakes. As always, residents may enjoy lake activities at their own risk. Please call Village Hall with any questions: 847-356-8252.