The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois
 

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  • Stormwater Management Co-Hosting Adopt-a-Stream Fall Kickoff Event

    DuPage County Stormwater Management and The Conservation Foundation will be hosting an Adopt-a-Stream fall kickoff event on Thursday, September 18 from 4 to 6 P.M. for existing participants and groups interested in becoming involved in the DuPage County program.

    Posted Date: 09/02/2014
  • Stormwater Management, Forest Preserve District, Bartlett Host Ribbon Cutting of Flood Control Improvement Project

    press Stormwater Management, Forest Preserve District, Bartlett Host Ribbon Cutting of Flood Control Improvement Project 2014-08-29 Mary Mitros, 630.407.6706 DuPage County Stormwater Management, the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County and the Village of Bartlett hosted a news conference and ribbo

    Posted Date: 08/29/2014
  • Stormwater Management August Newsletter Available Online

    news Stormwater Management August Newsletter Available Online 2014-08-25 The DuPage County Stormwater Management August e-newsletter is now available online.  Download the August Newsletter   View Past Newsletters   Sign up for the Newsletter  

    Posted Date: 08/25/2014
  • Stormwater Management Operates Flood Control Facilities Saturday

    news Stormwater Management Operates Flood Control Facilities Saturday 2014-08-22 DuPage County Stormwater Management is operating the Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control Facility (Elmhurst) and Fawell Dam (Naperville) Saturday due to precipitation throughout the afternoon. DuPage County has received ¾

    Posted Date: 08/22/2014
  • Stormwater Management Streamlining Stormwater Permit Application Procedures

    news Stormwater Management Streamlining Stormwater Permit Application Procedures 2014-08-12 As of September 1, DuPage County Stormwater Management is changing the permit application process for all new stormwater-related projects in order to reduce the length of the review cycle.

    Posted Date: 08/12/2014
  • Stormwater Management July Newsletter Available Online

    news Stormwater Management July Newsletter Available Online 2014-07-14 The DuPage County Stormwater Management July e-newsletter is now available online.  Download the July Newsletter   View Past Newsletters   Sign up for the Newsletter  

    Posted Date: 07/14/2014
  • Stormwater Management Continues to Monitor River Elevations and Flood Control Facilities Tuesday

    DuPage County Stormwater Management continues to operate Fawell Dam (Naperville) Tuesday morning. Late Monday night, gates at the Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control Facility (Elmhurst) and Spring Creek Reservoir (Bloomingdale) were opened, but both flood control facilities have since ceased operation.
    Posted Date: 07/01/2014
  • Stormwater Management Operating Flood Control Facilities

    Due to precipitation Monday evening, DuPage County Stormwater Management is operating three of its larger flood control facilities, the Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control Facility (Elmhurst), Spring Creek Reservoir (Bloomingdale) and Fawell Dam (Naperville).
    Posted Date: 07/01/2014
  • Stormwater Management June Newsletter Available Online

    news Stormwater Management June Newsletter Available Online 2014-06-23 The DuPage County Stormwater Management June e-newsletter is now available online.  Download the June Newsletter   View Past Newsletters   Sign up for the Newsletter  

    Posted Date: 06/23/2014
  • Stormwater Management Continues to Monitor Stream Elevations

    news Stormwater Management Continues to Monitor Stream Elevations 2014-06-19 DuPage County Stormwater Management is continuing to monitor stream elevations and the County’s flood control facilities Thursday morning following overnight precipitation. The area received between 1.5 and 2.5 inches

    Posted Date: 06/19/2014
  • DuPage County Board Proclaims June 2014 as “Rain Barrel Month”

    news DuPage County Board Proclaims June 2014 as “Rain Barrel Month” 2014-06-18 The DuPage County Board voted on a resolution at the June 10 meeting to declare June 2014 as "Rain Barrel Month" in DuPage County. This resolution recognizes the importance rainwater harvesting as both a water quality and

    Posted Date: 06/18/2014
  • Stormwater Management NPDES Annual Report Available Online

    news Stormwater Management NPDES Annual Report Available Online 2014-06-02 The Annual Report for NPDES Permit for Storm Water Discharges from Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4) is available online. 

    Posted Date: 06/02/2014
  • Stormwater Management May Newsletter Available Online

    news Stormwater Management May Newsletter Available Online 2014-05-29 The DuPage County Stormwater Management May e-newsletter is now available online.  Download the May Newsletter   View Past Newsletters   Sign up for the Newsletter  

    Posted Date: 05/29/2014
  • Stormwater Management Co-Sponsoring Advanced Hydric Soil Course

    news Stormwater Management Co-Sponsoring Advanced Hydric Soil Course 2014-05-28 ADVANCED HYDRIC SOIL IDENTIFICATION Agenda   June 26-27, 2014 Visitor Center, James “Pate” Philip State Park 2050 W. Stearns Road, Bartlett IL Presented by: Illinois Soil Classifiers Association Co-sponsored

    Posted Date: 05/28/2014
  • DuPage County Board Approves Contracts for Klein Creek Flood Mitigation Project

    The DuPage County Board approved contracts on Tuesday allowing work to begin on the Klein Creek Flood Mitigation Project. The project along Klein Creek in Armstrong Park, located in Carol Stream, is a joint effort between DuPage County Stormwater Management, the Village of Carol Stream and the Carol Stream Park District.
    Posted Date: 05/28/2014
  • DuPage County Participating in the Morton Arboretum’s Arbor Day Tree Tag

    press DuPage County Participating in the Morton Arboretum’s Arbor Day Tree Tag 2014-04-24 Mary Mitros 630.407.6706 DuPage County has tagged trees throughout the County’s Wheaton campus in honor of Arbor Day on April 25. 

    Posted Date: 04/24/2014
  • Stormwater Management April Newsletter Available Online

    The DuPage County Stormwater Management April e-newsletter is now available online.
    Posted Date: 04/18/2014
  • Stormwater Management Hosting Sustainable Landscaping Seminar on May 6

    news Stormwater Management Hosting Lawn Care Seminar on May 6 2014-04-17 Sponsored by DuPage County Stormwater Management and The Conservation Foundation, DuPage County municipalities, park districts and other interested parties are invited to a free Natural Lawn Care Seminar on Tuesday, May 6

    Posted Date: 04/17/2014
  • DuPage County and SCARCE Hold Eighth Annual Sustainable Design Challenge

    press DuPage County and SCARCE Hold Eighth Annual Sustainable Design Challenge 2014-04-09 Mary Mitros 630.407.6706 Students from several DuPage County high schools displayed their green building projects to the public at the eighth annual Sustainable Design Challenge today at the County’s JTK

    Posted Date: 04/09/2014
  • DuPage County and SCARCE Host Sustainable Design Challenge for Local High Schools

    press DuPage County and SCARCE Host Sustainable Design Challenge for Local High Schools 2014-04-07 Mary Mitros 630.407.6706 Students from several DuPage County high schools will display their sustainable building design projects to the public at the eighth annual Sustainable Design Challenge

    Posted Date: 04/07/2014
  • Stormwater Management Urges Residents to be Mindful of Water Quality this Spring

    press Stormwater Management Urges Residents to be Mindful of Water Quality this Spring 2014-04-07 Mary Mitros 630.407.6706 DuPage County Stormwater Management is encouraging residents to be mindful of water quality this spring. Property owners may consider practicing natural lawn care and implementing

    Posted Date: 04/07/2014
  • Stormwater Management Awards Water Quality Grant Recipients

    press Stormwater Management Awards Water Quality Grant Recipients 2014-04-01 Mary Mitros 630.407.6706 The DuPage County Stormwater Management Planning Committee awarded the 2014 recipients of the County’s Water Quality Improvement Program grant today. In total, six projects countywide were selected –

    Posted Date: 04/01/2014
  • Stormwater Management March Newsletter Available Online

    news Stormwater Management March Newsletter Available Online 2014-04-01 The DuPage County Stormwater Management March e-newsletter is now available online.  Download the March Newsletter   View Past Newsletters   Sign up for the Newsletter  

    Posted Date: 04/01/2014
  • Stormwater Management Co-Sponsoring Advanced Hydric Soil Course

    news Stormwater Management Co-Sponsoring Advanced Hydric Soil Course 2014-03-20 Advanced Hydric Soil Course Thursday, June 26 - Friday, June 27, 2014 Save the date for this Advanced Hydric Soil Course, which is presented by the Illinois Soil Classifiers Association and co-sponsored by DuPage County

    Posted Date: 03/20/2014
  • Stormwater Management to Host Lunch and Learn Webinars

    news Stormwater Management to Host Lunch and Learn Webinars 2014-03-17 DuPage County Stormwater Management is pleased to announce that we will be hosting a series of free webinars from the Center for Watershed Protection throughout the year.

    Posted Date: 03/17/2014
  • Stormwater Management February Newsletter Available Online

    news Stormwater Management February Newsletter Available Online 2014-02-25 The DuPage County Stormwater Management February e-newsletter is now available online.  Download the February Newsletter   View Past Newsletters   Sign up for the Newsletter  

    Posted Date: 02/25/2014
  • Stormwater Management Continues to Monitor River Levels

    news Stormwater Management Continues to Monitor River Levels 2014-02-21 DuPage County Stormwater Management operated the Spring Creek Reservoir (Bloomingdale) Thursday afternoon ceasing operation Thursday evening, but continues to monitor river levels. Approximately a half an inch to 1.3 inch

    Posted Date: 02/21/2014
  • Stormwater Management Anticipates Operation of Flood Control Facilities on Thursday

    news Stormwater Management Anticipates Operation of Flood Control Facilities on Thursday 2014-02-20 DuPage County Stormwater Management is anticipating activation of the County’s flood control facilities Thursday based on forecasted precipitation. The National Weather Service forecast predicts

    Posted Date: 02/20/2014
  • Stormwater Management Hosting Green Infrastructure Symposium on February 27

    press Stormwater Management Hosting Green Infrastructure Symposium on February 27 2014-02-05 Mary Mitros 630.407.6706 DuPage County Stormwater Management and The Conservation Foundation are hosting a free Green Infrastructure Symposium on Thursday, February 27 from 7:45 A.M. to 11:45 A.M.

    Posted Date: 02/05/2014
  • Stormwater Management January Newsletter Available Online

    news Stormwater Management January Newsletter Available Online 2014-01-27 The DuPage County Stormwater Management January e-newsletter is now available online.  Download the January Newsletter   View Past Newsletters   Sign up for the Newsletter  

    Posted Date: 01/27/2014
  • Stormwater Management Hosting Green Infrastructure Symposium

    DuPage County Stormwater Management and The Conservation Foundation will host a free Green Infrastructure Symposium on Thursday, February 27 from 7:45 A.M. to 11:45 A.M. at North Central College (325 E. Benton Ave., Naperville).  

    Posted Date: 01/23/2014
  • Stormwater Management Applauds Morton Arboretum's Sustainable Deicing Methods

    Rock salt, or sodium chloride, can also dry out landscape plants, which causes damage that may not be visible until spring or even years later. The risk is greatest for plants along drives and walkways. To minimize damage, the Arboretum looked to National Seed in Lisle, which provides the beet juice for the mixture, called Ice Bite. The Arboretum is one of the first locations in the area that has utilized this new treatment, which is prepared on-site.   

    Posted Date: 01/22/2014