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


Here in Evanston, the pipes that handle our sewage and the pipes that handle stormwater are combined.

CSOs: Storms cause wastewater discharge in Lake Michigan

May 26, 2020

The Daily Northwestern takes a look into how storms can cause combined sewer overflows in Evanston and the greater Chicago area. Closed captions available.   Email: [email protected]...

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...

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