FOIA Requests must be submitted in writing any of the following ways:

(217)-463-5115, to the attention of the FOIA Officer of Clark-Edgar Rural Water District


Mailed to:

Clark-Edgar Rural Water District
ATTN: FOIA Officer
475 IL Hwy 1
PO Box 297
Marshall, IL 62441

Requests by email should be sent to FOIA Contact at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
FOIA Request Information:
The requestor(s) should clearly state that he or she is seeking information pursuant to the FOIA. Further the requestor should clearly describe the information being sought. The request should include full contact information for the requestor, including name, organization, mailing address, fax number, and daytime telephone number.
All requests are processed in the order in which they are received. Clark-Edgar Rural Water District will respond within five (5) working days of receipt of the request.
If a request is denied, the requester may request review within 60 days of denial of a request with the Illinois Attorney General's Public Access Counselor. A requester also has the right to file suit for injunctive or declaratory relief in the Circuit Court for Edgar County or for the county in which the requester resides, in accordance with the procedures set forth in Section 11 of FOIA.
Pursuant to 5 ILCS 140/6 of the FOIA, agencies "...may charge fees that are reasonably calculated to reimburse its actual cost for reproducing and certifying public records...". Clark-Edgar Rural Water District determined that $.10 per page is reasonable.
Fees may be waived or reduced under certain circumstances. In general, pursuant to 5 ILCS 140/6(b) of the FOIA, the waiver or reduction of fees will be granted when it is determined to be in the public interest to do so.
If the requested records are 50 pages, or less, the records will be copied and mailed to the requestor at no cost.
If the records requested exceed 50 pages, Clark-Edgar Rural Water District will notify the requestor that a copy fee will be incurred by the requestor at a rate of $.10 cents per page. The requestor will be informed of the dollar amount of the fee. The requestor will be asked to provide a money order, cashier's check or certified check for that dollar amount.
All fees must be paid in full before information will be released to requestor.
If requesting electronic copies, please state in the FOIA request.

This website information concerning FOIA procedures is being provided as required by 5 ILCS 140/4 of the Freedom of Information Act.