DRAINAGE AND FLOODING Information
Flooding and drainage concerns on private property should be directed to the Department of Community Development’s Private Development Engineer at email@example.com or 630-620-5972. See the FAQs below for more information.
Concerns of flooding in a public right-of-way should be directed to the Department of Public Works at firstname.lastname@example.org or 630-620-5740.
- My street is flooded during a rainstorm. Why is this happening?
- I had a sewer backup into my home. Why did this happen and what can be done about this?
- If my sewer backs up, who do I call?
- Why doesn’t the Village replace all of its old combined sewers?
- I pay property taxes. Why don’t you use this money to prevent flooding?
- I have standing water in my backyard. Why is it there and how can I fix this?
- What is the Village going to do about standing water in my back yard?
- Does the Village have any programs or assistance that can help me improve my property?
- What types of building restrictions are in place to help protect my property?
- Can stormwater from my roof gutter be directed to anywhere on my property?
- Why does the Village allow for new construction on properties that have held water in the past?
- Can I block stormwater runoff coming from my neighbor’s property?
- What action has the Village taken to help provide more space for stormwater?
- What plans does the Village have Village planning to help with ongoing stormwater challenges?
- Does the Village have a plan of action in response to a large-scale storm or flooding event? If so, what are the qualifications to activate a response?