Flood claims up as Deep Tunnel work drags on
That was the idea when work began on the massive, $3.8 billion Deep Tunnel project, a network of four giant pipelines to dump sewage and storm overflow into three reservoirs during heavy storms.
Forty years later, the river isn’t nearly as dirty as it was. And billions of gallons of sewage have been kept from fouling the basements of countless homes and businesses.
But problems remain…Please click here to read Tim Novak’s story in the Sun-Times.