2023 WATER ACCESS for Chicago Urban Growers

For techincal assistance with all methods of water access (sharing, catchment, hydrant access, water lines), MOA writing, custodian cap removal, & General assistance, please fill out the following form:

Additionally, you may schedule a call or video chat with AUA staff via Calendly for techincal assistance with all facets of water access, or email Tucker Kelly at water@auachicago.org

For information and technical assistance in navigating the 2023 requirements, please use the resources below.

Water Access Application / Aplicación de Acceso al Agua

City of Chicago Hydrant Use Permit Application / Solicitud de Permiso de uso de Hidrante de la  Ciudad de Chicago (SolaAmente disponible en Inglés)


Pathways to Water Access Visual Guides

Click on the images in the gallery below for a step-by-step guide to completing the application and what to do after!