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    Water Levels are dropping, please be safe with damage assessment and clean up. The Sheriff has posted the slide deck from NOAA.Click Here Machesney Park is starting to review damage as well starting on Monday, March 25th. More Information Here

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    Town Hall Meeting

    Just a reminder, Town Hall Meeting on the Rock River Conditions will be Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 at 6:00pm at Harlem High School. Main Speakers: NOAA, Sheriff's Department, Rock River Home Owners Association, & ComEd

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    Rockford Dam Gauge is Up

    Thank you to the Rockford Community for funding the gauge with donations through the RRHA. http://rockriverhomeowners.org/mobile.htm There will be a meeting at Harlem High School on March 20th, 2019 at 6:00pm. Please help support our efforts to help eliminate flooding and make safe & navigable for the community.

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    The RRHA has been working to reduce flooding for over 10 years. We have raised private funds for USGS Gauge at the dam that included 1 year maintenance. We worked to create BrokenDamRockford.com to inform the community of problems with the dam and get ComEd to start the repair process. We worked with the Sheriff on a daily basis to get the gates adjusted on the dam when the gauge showed ComEd out of spec. The attention that Rock River Flooding brought to USGS made them do some research and [...]

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    This is the gauge that the RRHA had installed and initially funded. It seems that we could not get the gauge funded for an extended time. This is a very important gauge to the to regulate the dam. It is the only gauge that tells us if ComEd is running the dam to spec. without this gauge that was paid for by donations to RRHA their response was always that the water levels were always perfect levels according to them and no adjustment was needed. At this time, no one can tell if ComEd is [...]

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    Merry Christmas

    December 24, 2018

    Wishing everyone a safe and Merry Christmas!

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    A number of residents are planning to go to the Village of Machesney Park to talk about the flooding this year. Meeting is Dec 3rd, 2018 at 5:30pm.

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    Repairs on our Dam starting soon!

    ComED has started to bring equipment to fix two of the four gates.  They will be replacing hydraulic with electric on these two gates. http://www.rrstar.com/news/20181022/helicopter-to-haul-rockford-dam-repair-equipment-for-hours-tuesday-morning

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    Sheriff just called and the river is going back to closed to recreational boating. However if someone needs to take their boat to a boat ramp at no-wake level they are still legal. About available boat ramps. River keys Riverview Ice House South ramp only. North ramp is Chained and the old Coast Guard building just north of Auburn Street on the east side. Harlem Sportscore and Martin Park are all unusable. There is also a boat ramp on the north side of Latham Bridge on the east side. Looks [...]

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