basement flooding

Brian Bell took this photo of a neighbor's flooded basement in north suburban Northfield. (Courtesy: Brian Bell)

Permits Or Not, Plumbers Working Overtime In Wake Of Flooding

Some 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.

WBBM Newsradio–04/18/2013

Flooded basements can lead to more than just the need to break out a shop vac to get rid of the water. The moisture can lead to mold growing in your walls. (Credit: CBS)

Flooding Leaves Insidious Problem For Homeowners: Mold

Many 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.

CBS 2–07/25/2011

Asian Carp

Dam It: Plan Asks For 2 To Keep Carp Out Of Lake

It also ask for rain barrels, wetlands, trees to block Asian Carp, alleviate basement flooding, clean up the Chicago River system at the same time.

WBBM Newsradio–10/21/2010