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In 2010, the Illinois Water Use Act was amended to make reporting for all high capacity wells or intakes mandatory in Illinois, including agricultural irrigation. Ag irrigation was given five years to comply, which means that starting with 2015, irrigators are required to report their water use from both wells and surface water intakes. A high capacity well/intake is defined as a single point of withdrawal or a series of points that together pump more than 70 gallons per minute.

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ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO OFFER FREE RECYCLING PROGRAM FOR AGRICHEMICAL CONTAINERS

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