(CBS) – Residents of Chicago’s Bucktown neighborhood say rainwater flooding that occurred Thursday is not, unfortunately, unusual.
Many say they’ve previously reported drainage problems to the city of Chicago.
“There’s a multitude of problems. One, you get a lot of developers in this area who dump stuff in the sewer,” Ald. Scott Waguespack of the 32nd Ward tells CBS 2’s Audrina Bigos.
And when there is a lot of rain there sometimes is no place for it to go, he adds.
Residents can call their local alderman or 3-1-1 to report flooding.