We serve Stephenson County in Northwest Illinois.
We are approximately two hours west of Chicago.

Get to know us

Our Mission:

“Leading people to conserve, improve & sustain our natural resources and environment.”

Freedom of Information Act Officers:
Lorna Chezem – info@stephensonswcd.org
Aaron Dinderman – Aaron.Dinderman@usda.gov
Jim Hutchison – graceacres57@hotmail.com

Stephenson County Townships

Local Weather


Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network

Pecatonica River Stage

RSS FEEI2 Pecatonica River at Freeport (Illinois)
  • Minor (13.23 ft) - Observation - FEEI2 - Pecatonica River at Freeport (Illinois) October 19, 2019
    Flood Categories Primary (ft) Action : 11.5 ft Minor : 13 ft Moderate : 14 ft Major : 16 ft Secondary (kcfs) Action : Not Set Minor : Not Set Moderate : Not Set Major : Not Set Gauge Data Latest Observation Category: Minor Latest Observation: 13.23 ft Latest Observation (Secondary): 4.33 kcfs Observation Time: […]