Welcome to the Official Website of Illinois Alluvial Regional Water Company

Members of IARWC- Click on Member Name to Read Their Story

Bunker Hill

Carlinville

Centeral Macoupin County Water District

Dorchester

Fieldon

Fosterburg Water District

Jersey County Rural Water

Who is IARWC

IARWC is a Not-for-Profit corporation organized as local business to produce drinking water for several communities and entities a like.  The concept is simple, several communities and entities came together to form an entity unto itself, as to produce and sell back to those memberships of IARWC that is comprised of local communities and entities.   

The whole purpose is to provide drinking water with shared resources for all! The goal is to be able to produce drinking water in large quantity resulting in a lower production costs. This is known as "Economy of Scale" and done properly, is savings for all. That's the goal! To be able to produce your drinking water at local level, with local control, with all communities and entities having a place at the table that controls the operation of production costs.

 

Legal Documentation

Corporate Structure

By Laws Signed 11-17  - signed copy available upon request

Amended By-Laws 4-20

Appellate Opinion

 

Progress Being Made

With the meet and greet meetings being completed, IARWC is continuing working towards meeting and greeting property owners as to discuss the water line routing and participation of those property owners.

IARWC looks forward to working with you as the property owner. IARWC is somewhat flexible in addressing the water line route. For more information about the project, click here and look under Easement work. Click here to see the most recent newsletter pertaining to the project progress. 

At this time Alluvial has 109 of 177 easements, to those property owners who have signed  IARWC extends a warm thank you!  The project is a community effort and will be made up of local representation from all the different communities that IARWC will serve - an estimated 35,000 in population. This ensures local control of the daily operation.

IARWC will be working through 2023 and early 2024 on securing the easements. Once these are completed, IARWC can move forward in the construction of the wells, water plant, and water lines – both Raw and finish side.   

If you should have any questions regarding the easements, please feel free to contact Seth Elliot at 618 498 7708 or Mark Voumard at 618 259 0935.

The Alluvial Board approved to divide the orginal project up into three seperate phases. Phase I will consist of the wells, raw water line from the wells to the water plant, water treatment plant, Elevated water tower, and finished water line from water plant to highway 67.

Phase II will consist of the finsh water line from highway 67 to Stagecoach Road.

Phase III will consist of the finsh water line from Stagecoach Road to Carlinville.

Additional funding will be sought for the anticapated up coming construction of the different phases.  Futher anticipated schedule of events are bidding letting by early 2024 with construction to possibly being in late 2024 on phase I portion of project.

 

 

 

Conservation Tips

There are a number of easy ways to save water, and they all start with you. When you save water, you save money on your utility bills. Here are just a few ways...Conservation Tips

 

Click here for a list of newsletters regarding the project.

Click here for a view of the proposed water line routing.

 

 

 

 

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Private Water Companies Puchasing Public Water Systems

August 31, 2022

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Privatization of Public Water Systems an you, the end user, pay for it in their water rates!

Citizens Ultilty Board is an organization in Illinois that fights for the citizens dealing with utilities within the Illinois.  An Article from CUB related to Privatization and Big Water.  This link has information pertaining to the purchase of water/wastewater entities by private "For-Profit" corporations in Illinois.  Note the map,  particually around madison county area!  Dont think our water resources aren't being targeted!  They are!!

 

AARP News Article, here you will find more information dealing with the buying of the water...

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