Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern


The Environmental Board is looking to improve Evanston’s preparedness for heavy rain, as the city’s current storm sewers are only designed for a five-year rain event.

Intense rainfall a concern at Environment Board meeting

October 11, 2019

Dave Stoneback, director of Evanston’s Public Works Agency, is concerned about the rain. “Rainfall conditions will probably only get worse with climate change,” he cautioned at the city’s Environment...

Heavy rain overnight left University Place and some Sorority Quad buildings flooded. City officials believe the brunt of the storm is over.

Overnight storm dumps more than 4 inches of rain on Evanston

April 18, 2013

Northwestern students woke up to flooded buildings and streets this morning after more than 4 inches of rain soaked Evanston overnight. The heavy precipitation has closed the Sports Pavilion and Aquatics...

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