2022 Water Access for Chicago Urban Growers

Please fill out the following form to indicate your water access needs. You will  be contacted within 2-5 business days.

In preparation for the upcoming growing season, a Hydrant permit program is being developed by the City of Chicago’s Department of Water Management, with cooperation and input from Advocates for Urban Agriculture (AUA), NeighborSpace (NBSP), the Chicago Food Policy Action Council (CFPAC), and others. For information and technical assistance in navigating the 2022 requirements, please use the resources below.

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!