Tag Archive: rain ready

Jan 03

Are you rain ready?

A new tool for assessing your flood risk: Many people in the Great Lakes region have experienced the misfortune of finding water in the basement during heavy rain. Now a free online tool called ‘My Rain Ready’ can help homeowners assess and address their flood risk. Marcella Bondie Keenan of the Chicago-based Center for Neighborhood …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.currentcast.org/stormwater-management/are-you-rain-ready/

Oct 13

Chicago Gets Rain Ready

Rain, rain, don’t go away—Chicago is taking action to prevent widespread flooding, so major rainfall doesn’t have to be a downer. Listen up: Rain means puddle-jumping fun—until a torrential downpour creates a flooded dystopia in your home. Part of the reason home flooding can occur is that large cities are often a sea of hard, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.currentcast.org/stormwater-management/chicago-gets-rain-ready/