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Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Stormwater Management Opens Public Comment Period for St. Joseph Creek Watershed Plan
The DuPage County Stormwater Management Planning Committee voted Tuesday to open
the public comment period for the draft St. Joseph Creek Water Quality
Watershed-Based Plan. The 30-day public comment period will be open from February 7 through
The plan outlines projects and programs that may improve water quality throughout
the St. Joseph Creek Watershed, which includes portions of Darien, Westmont,
Downers Grove and Lisle, as well as unincorporated DuPage County. Once both
DuPage County and the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) approve
the draft plan, the County, municipalities and other private and public
stakeholders may apply for IEPA grant funding to carry out initiatives
identified in the plan.
DuPage County Stormwater Management will also hold a public meeting to
discuss the draft watershed plan on Thursday, February 23 from noon to
1:00 p.m. in room 3-500B of the County’s Administration Building (421 N. County
Farm Rd., Wheaton).
The draft watershed plan is available online at http://www.dupageco.org/EDP/Stormwater_Management/6597/.
In addition, hard copies are available for review at DuPage County’s
Administration Building during normal business hours from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Comments on the draft watershed plan must be submitted in writing by the
close of business on March 9. Comments may be submitted via email to Water.Quality@dupageco.org or by
mail to Mary Beth Falsey, c/o Department of Stormwater Management, 421 North
County Farm Rd., Wheaton, IL 60187.