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Changing Climate = Changing Standards

At Wilmette stormwater meetings, residents often complain that stormwater projects are based on outdated standards. For example, the Option 3 Neighborhood Storage project is supposed to serve most of the westside for a “10-year storm,” but a “10-year” storm now seems to occur every couple years. I share …

Wescott Park: A Model for Wilmette

Engineers have told us repeatedly that Wescott Park in the Village of Northbrook is a model for the detention tank systems that will be installed in Wilmette, so I went to see for myself. Wescott Detention Tank Site Here’s what the detention tank looks like now in Wescott …

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