Posts Tagged ‘Lake Egypt Water District’

New water rates proposed for Goreville

The Goreville board of trustees met for a regularly scheduled meeting Monday night in which it decided to discuss the increase of water rates for Goreville at its next meeting. With the levels at the Lake of Egypt well above th...


Drought rates lifted

The Lake of Egypt could be seen overflowing its spillway for much of the past week as recent precipitation and runoff returned the lake to pre-drought levels, allowing Lake Egypt Water District to lift its drought rates.  For ...


Snow, rain a welcomed sight for Lake Egypt Water District

As Johnson County fell under a winter storm watch Sunday evening with the National Weather Service out of Paducah, Ky. predicting rain and heavy snow Christmas night, officials at the Lake Egypt Water District welcomed the fore...


Lake of Egypt in need of recovery; conservation urged

As the Midwest continues to recover from one of its worst droughts on record, Southern Illinois is still on the dry side and the levels at the Lake of Egypt are yet in recovery. While Illinois’ October statewide average preci...



Goreville water rates to increase for October

The Lake Egypt Water District announced Tuesday morning that its rates for the billing period beginning in October will increase $1 per every thousand gallons used passed the minimum. In Goreville the rates for 1,500 gallons-or...


Lake of Egypt on the rise

The recent rains have helped improve the water levels at the Lake of Egypt with measurements Monday reported to be at 24 inches below the spillway, according Perry Musgrave, Lake Egypt Water District general manager. A new meas...


Water conservation still top priority of Water District

As temperatures continue to cool down and lawns begin to turn green, it might be hard to conceive Johnson County is still under some of the worst drought conditions in recent history. Last week Lake Egypt Water District announc...


Lake Egypt Water District rates to increase if drought persists

With the recent rains in Southern Illinois making August the wettest month of 2012, Goreville Water Superintendent Sam Mighell is hopeful the trend will continue and refresh water levels at the Lake of Egypt. Goreville is one o...



Lake Egypt Water District requests water conservation

Lake Egypt Water District and Southern Illinois Power Cooperative joined together in issuing a press release Wednesday requesting users of the Lake of Egypt to take extra measures in water conservation due to the ongoing drough...