Illinois Department of Natural Resources / Office of Water Resources

About Illinois Department of Natural Resources / Office of Water Resources

The Office of Water Resources is the lead state agency for water resources planning, navigation, floodplain management, the National Flood Insurance Program, water supply, drought, and interstate organizations on water resources. Interagency duties include the state water plan, drought response, flood emergency situation reports, and the comprehensive review of Illinois water use law.

The primary capital activity of the office is in the area of urban flood damage reduction. The office assists units of local government with urban flood damage reduction projects through planning, design, construction, and financial assistance.


Conservation Worker

May 2019 - August 2019 Vienna, IL
“My job was in my career field and helped me bridge a relationship with a Conservation Police Officer due to an investigation I helped conduct. This led me to having a person connection with CPO Johnson and allowing me to be able to inquire about his job duties. It also allowed me to be able to have future possibilities doing work with him. ”

State park maintenance

May 2019 - July 2019 Des Plaines, IL
“Saw a lot of new things everyday like animals to different people to trash dump in the state park ”
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