Broken Water Main Forces Classes To Relocate At North Lawndale SchoolStudents and faculty arrived at a North Lawndale elementary school Monday morning to find a water main had burst and flooded the basement, forcing some classes to relocate.
Permits Or Not, Plumbers Working Overtime In Wake Of FloodingSome enterprising plumbers have been making a lot of money from the flooding on the North Side, where they've been side-stepping the law to help people out.
Flooding Leaves Insidious Problem For Homeowners: MoldMany homeowners in the Chicago area lost tens of thousands of dollars after this weekend's record-breaking storms. For many homeowners, using a shop vacuum and fan just isn’t enough to clean up their flooded basements.
Dam It: Plan Asks For 2 To Keep Carp Out Of LakeIt also ask for rain barrels, wetlands, trees to block Asian Carp, alleviate basement flooding, clean up the Chicago River system at the same time.