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Estimating Flooding: Structures vs Properties

The Village of Wilmette has posted a Stormwater Action Plan, which describes the final three options the board is considering to reduce westside flooding. There’s nothing new there (it’s the same stuff the village has debated and engineers have studied for years). But something caught my eye… On …

Final Storm Sewer Options

Board members appear to be listening to concerns about the stress, property damage, financial losses, and health issues related to frequent flooding (as detailed in our FAQs). They have narrowed down the options, and directed the village staff to start educating the public in preparation for a final …

Storm Sewer Standards

I happened to pass through the Skokie/Hibbard intersection just as they were taking down the construction cones on Wednesday. Unfortunately, due to the State of Illinois budget mess, the project got off to a late start, so we’ll have to wait till spring for project completion. Through some …

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