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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Press Release

Contact Information: Mary Mitros (630) 407-6706

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Stormwater Management Opens Public Comment Period for Sugar Creek Watershed Plan

The DuPage County Stormwater Management Planning Committee voted to open the public comment period for the draft Sugar Creek Watershed Plan. The 30-day public comment period will be open from June 13 through July 12. 

The plan outlines projects that may improve flood control throughout the Sugar Creek Watershed, which includes portions of Lombard, Villa Park and Elmhurst, as well as unincorporated DuPage County. 

DuPage County Stormwater Management will also hold a public meeting to discuss the draft watershed plan on Wednesday, June 27 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Villa Park’s Village Hall, 20 S. Ardmore Ave. 

The draft watershed plan is available online at /EDP/Stormwater_Management/57608/. In addition, hard copies are available for review at DuPage County’s Administration Building (421 N. County Farm Road, Wheaton) during normal business hours from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

Comments on the draft watershed plan must be submitted in writing by end of day on July 13. Comments may be submitted via email to or by mail to Chris Vonnahme, c/o Department of Stormwater Management, 421 North County Farm Road, Wheaton, IL 60187.