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WELCOME... From the Village of Fisher


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The village of Fisher is a friendly community were you can feel safe raising a family and enjoy the benefits of small town living. The village is currently developing new subdivisions to complement the new elementary school, completed last year.
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Welcome to the Village of Fisher. We hope you will enjoy your visit to our web page and that it will be followed by a personal visit to our community. We think you will find that our village is small enough to provide the personal touches, like having local merchants know you by name, but also large enough to provide you with the things you need for life in the 21st century. Our school system is truly one of the finest in Central Illinois with a long list of successful graduates who have made their mark in their chosen professions. Our community provides a variety of recreational opportunities and an abundant job market both within the community itself and in the Champaign-Urbana area. Our proximity to the University of Illinois and Parkland College also makes Fisher an ideal spot for family life.

Here in Fisher you will find a good climate for business and industry. Local business people are always there to provide that extra service that is often missing in larger communities.

Our churches are most excited about welcoming new people and provide excellent youth activities and opportunities for fellowship.

Recently, new development in and near our village has provided new housing and building sites that will fit the need of most anyone who would like to call Fisher their hometown. For folks desiring a safe and nurturing environment in which to live and raise a family, we have the welcome mat out at all times.

Again, thanks for visiting with us on the web. Come and see us when you can. We'd just love to have you visit us for as long as you like.



The Village of Fisher was notified of the natural gas leak in rural Champaign County and the concerns expressed for its potential impact on the Mahomet Aquifer. In response, on October 17, 2017, the Village contacted Peoples Gas to discuss these concerns and request their cooperation in the testing of our Village-operated water wells for potential contaminants. In parntership with Peoples Gas, the Village conducted dissolved gas analyses and tested water samples to determine presence of natural gas. A total of three samples were tested, including pre-treatment samples from each of the two municipal wells and an additional sample of water taken after going through our treatment process which includes aeration.

The samples were tested by Isotech Laboratories, Inc., of Champaign, which is an ISO-9001 certified laboratory. As an additional precautionary measure, the Village opted to have a second set of three water samples tested by another independent NELAP-accredited laboratory, Teklab, Inc., of Collinsville, IL. Copies of all test results and summary analyses are available for public inspection by contacting the Village of Fisher.

In summary, both sets of tests indicated there was insufficient methane concentration in all samples for isotopic analysis of the microbial glacial gases, also commonly referred to as drift gas. There was no evidence of any thermogenic gas (natural gas) and no presence of ethane, propane, or butane, which are common indicators of natural gas.

The Village of Fisher has confidence in our water treatment process and we are committed to ensuring that our residents are provided with safe drinking water. While we continue to monitor the situation and the ongoing investigation by the Illinois Attorney General, Village customers can be assured that there is no evidence that our drinking water supply was impacted by the natural gas leak at Peoples Gas.


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