Illinois Cities’ Mission Possible: Shield Sewer Debris

Jul 19

Illinois Cities’ Mission Possible: Shield Sewer Debris

A creative sewer project is taking place in the city of Mattoon, IL.  A new satellite facility is opening to prevent untreated sewer water from overflowing into Riley Creek. During heavy storms, this becomes an even larger issue. The new treatment facility is located along North Sixth Street approximately one mile north of Piatt Avenue. The state-of-the-art...

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Chicago’s Sewer Relief, Rehabilitation and Prevention Project

Apr 12

Chicago’s Sewer Relief, Rehabilitation and Prevention Project

The City of Chicago has recently completed a project designed for the cohesiveness of the sewer system. The Cleveland Corridor Project is the largest undertaking- contained within a $32 million stormwater relief program- completed to date. The design includes the installation of a new storm sewer with a 72” main line along Cleveland Street and Monroe Street,...

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Progress Continues with Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitations in the Midwest

Nov 23

Progress Continues with Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitations in the Midwest

Many Midwestern cities have buckled down on preventing sewer overflows as this inconvenience can create a tall order for homeowners and those who oversee the functionality of the sewer systems. Indiana is one such state and is home to many interesting historical museums and places to sightsee. There’s even cross country skiing for the outdoor enthusiast. It also...

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Chicago Renews Brick Sewers, Installs New System

Jun 20

Chicago Renews Brick Sewers, Installs New System

The Chicago suburb of Niles is just getting started on the village’s largest infrastructure project to date: the Cleveland Relief Sewer Project. The project is intended to relieve flooding for 200 homes located near Cleveland Street. The project includes the installation of a new storm sewer with a 72-inch main line. The new storm water sewers will provide...

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Chicago is #1 for Green Rooftops & Alleyways

Jan 08

Chicago is #1 for Green Rooftops & Alleyways

Chicago is already home to the highest number of green rooftops of any city in the world, including Chicago’s City Hall Rooftop Garden. The city has embarked on yet another project- the Green Alley Program. This project is designed to improve the existing alleyways in a sustainable way. The city contains one of the most extensive networks of alleyways in the world,...

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