Can Flossmoor residents welcome life-giving rains without flooded roadways, basements or backyard ponds?
Village officials grapple with expensive bond issues to construct storm sewers, according to a recent H-F Chronicle article by Tom Houlihan. There is a less expensive, more immediate water control method the village could employ now as part of an overall plan … residential and commercial rain gardens throughout our village.
These gardens are engineered to direct rain overflow from sump pumps, roofs and pavement (driveways, patios or parking lots) to areas that temporarily hold the water like a . . .
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