The Homewood village board approved emergency funding for improvements to failures in stormwater infrastructure improvements at its Feb. 12 meeting. Workers recently found two critical failures in the stormwater system, which public works officials said in village documents could result in “severe flooding” if not repaired. A 36-inch storm sewer at Dolphin Lake Drive and Tarpon Court is collapsing, the documents say. That sewer collects water from Dolphin Lake Drive west to Kedzie Avenue and from 183rd Street north to Hickory Road and dumps that water into Dolphin Lake, where it’s stored and released . . .
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