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The Case of the Flooded Basement

I expected to be able to snooze through last week’s Wilmette Village Board meeting, since “sewers” and “flooding” weren’t on the agenda. But midway through, I was jolted awake… A seemingly trivial agenda item (a request for a zoning variance for new construction on a teardown site) turned …

Got Questions?

Whenever I have a discussion about flooding or sewer projects in Wilmette, it seems like the conversation always ends with more questions than answers… So if you, too, have found yourself confused or frustrated, I invite you to submit your questions, rumors you’ve heard, suggestions for blog topics, …

More Studies on Wilmette’s Separate Storm Sewer

In April, the Wilmette Village Board approved engineering studies to find “more economical” ways to improve Wilmette’s separate storm sewer. “Basically, this is an outgrowth of the initial study,” said Trustee Julie Wolf, Chair of the Municipal Services Committee, referring to the initial Separate Storm Sewer System Stormwater …