Tuesday 2:00 PM

Room: Governor

McHenry County Source Water Protection Efforts

Rich Valent with the City of Crystal Lake will provide an overview and update of current McHenry County source water protection efforts.

Moderator:  Dan Bounds


Rick Valent - City of Crystal Lake

Rick Valent is currently employed with the City of Crystal Lake Public Works Department as the Superintendent of Sewer & Lifts/Stormwater Maintenance. Rick has 25 years experience in the water and sewer industry, 10 of which were in the private sector. Over the last three years at Crystal Lake, he has managed the operations and maintenance of the sanitary and storm systems as well as overseen the City’s NPDES/MS4 program.  He is a member of WEF, AWWA, CSWEA, and FVOA, and currently holds a Collection System Operator and Class "C” Water Operator certifications.