Watershed Management Ordinance marks good week for those sick of flooded basements

People worried about basement flooding, closed beaches and tainted drinking water got good news last week.

On Thursday, the Cook County Watershed Management Ordinance went into effect after 10 years of work, quietly but thankfully. The new rules will go a long way toward keeping flooding and waterway pollution in the region from getting worse. The new rules also mean it’s time to step up other efforts to fix the stormwater problems we already have…Please click here to read the full Sun-Times editorial.

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