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Stormwater Experts Help Plan for Evanston’s Future Stormy Weather

A little over 40 years ago, a person could float down Sherman Avenue on a raft while other Evanstonians cleaned out and disposed of floodwater damaged goods from their basements.

The 1990 Relief Sewer Program, completed in 2008, was a big success and its $210 million cost ended persistent flooding over the years in the city. But it’s no time to rest on our laurels. Climate change may have history repeat itself.

Download the full article to learn more - "Stormwater Experts Help Plan for Evanston’s Future Stormy Weather: A Synopsis of the Evanston Stormwater Management Master Plan Prepared by the Evanston Utilities Commission."

Evanston SMMP Article
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