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Elmhurst Quarry IL Fishing Reports, Map & Hot Spots

A section of the Elmhurst Quarry in DuPage County, Illinois. Lake Michigan Lake Michigan is the only one of the Great Lakes wholly within the borders of the United States; the others are shared with Canada.

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DuPage Stormwater Management Hosts Elmhurst …

 · Photo 1: Pictured here, the east lobe of the Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control Facility is the first to begin filling with floodwater when DuPage County is operating the facility.Photo 2: The west ...

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DuPage County IL – Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control Facility

The Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control Facility is an 8,300 acre-foot flood control facility on which construction began in March of 1993. The reservoir takes advantage of the old Elmhurst Chicago Stone Quarry located south of North Ave. on Illinois Route 83 in Elmhurst. The two lobes of the quarry are separated by a rock high wall which supports ...

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19-20-458 May 14th Flood Event Update

 · The operation of the Quarry reduced flood impacts to several residential communities in Elmhurst, Villa Park, Oak Brook, Hinsdale and Oakbrook Terrace. Due to the heavy rains in the upper Salt Creek watershed, the Wood Dale - Itasca Flood Control Facility was opened on Friday, May 15 th at approximately 1:00 am.

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Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control Facility

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PIPE PAINTING at the ELMHURST QUARRY FLOOD …

Bid Information Agency DuPage County - Procurement Services Bid Type Invitation to Bid Bid Number ITB-18-091-JM-0-2018/JEM Fiscal Year 2018 Bid Write PIPE PAINTING at the ELMHURST QUARRY FLOOD CONTROL FACILITY

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Different Types of Flooding | Elmhurst Stormwater …

In Elmhurst, this area has been largely controlled by the City and County''s extensive work in flood protection projects. The most notable of these are the City''s levee and reservoir system constructed in the late 1980s and the County''s construction of the Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control structure.

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Residents witness how DuPage''s water works

 · John Blickem, right, of DuPage County Stormwater Management, speaks from the top of the west lobe during a tour of the Elmhurst Quarry flood control facility. Chris Vonnahme, DuPage County ...

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DuPage to host tours of Elmhurst Quarry

 · DuPage''s largest flood control facility will be on display later this month when the county opens the Elmhurst Quarry for a day of tours. Another $28 million was spent constructing the facility ...

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18-19-741 Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control Facility Tour

In partnership with the Elmhurst History Museum, DuPage County Stormwater Management will open the Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control Facility for public tours on Saturday, September 21. Tours will depart from the Elmhurst History Museum, located at 120 E. Park Avenue in Elmhurst, via bus every 30 minutes from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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Elmhurst, Illinois – Page 5 – The Elmhurst Funion

 · Image Posted in Elmhurst, Illinois, The Elmhurst Funion Tagged City of Elmhurst, DuPage County, Elmhurst History Museum, Jim Zay, NASA 1 Comment Elmhurst Acquires Oakbrook Terrace Tower in Landmark Deal

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Quarry Camera Images

This camera may also show the control building or access gates to the control building. Camera 3 – Camera 3 typically shows views of the East Lobe of the Elmhurst Quarry. Camera 4 – Camera 4 typically shows views of the West Lobe of the Elmhurst Quarry. Camera 5 - Irving Park Road Stream gage. Camera 6 - Harger Road Stream gage.

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Elmhurst Quarry Tour 2020

Take a behind-the-scenes tour of the historic Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control Facility, a site rarely open to the public. Tour participants will learn about the quarry''s history as one of Elmhurst''s early businesses, visit various areas including private quarry platforms, and see how DuPage County Stormwater Management currently operates the facility to reduce flooding.

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Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control Facility Archives

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Observation point provides view of Elmhurst Quarry …

 · Jim Zay, chairman of the county''s Stormwater Management Committee, said in 2015 the quarry holds 2.7 billion gallons of stormwater and is the largest flood control facility out …

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Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control Facility Dupage County Illinois

Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control Facility Public Tour In partnership with the Elmhurst History Museum, DuPage County Stormwater Management will offer the public a rare opportunity to tour its Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control Facility on Saturday, September 21

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Industrial History: Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control Facility

 · Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control Facility. There is an abandoned quarry just east of Salt Creek in Elmhurst, IL. I learned about this quarry because of the announcement of a tour of it to be held September 23. Unfortunately, it had filled up by Sept. 6. But now that I know the name of the facility…

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Elmhurst-Chicago Stone Co. — Elmhurst-Chicago Stone …

Elmhurst quarry flood control The Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control facility is an 8,300 acre-foot flood control facility, which began construction in 1993 and was fully operational in 1996. The facility has storage of up to 2.7 billion gallons of water, utilizing a predetermined operating plan that diverts floodwater via a tunnel underneath Illinois Route 83.

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Elmhurst Quarry Tour, Elmhurst History Museum at …

Take a behind-the-scenes tour of the Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control Facility, a historic site generally closed to the public. Participants will learn about the quarry''s history, visit various areas including private quarry platforms, and see how DuPage County Stormwater Management operates the facility to reduce flooding. Tours will depart from Elmhurst History Museum''s Education Center ...

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Elmhurst Quarry a jewel in DuPage County''s flooding …

 · Elmhurst Quarry a jewel in DuPage County''s flooding defense By Bill Dwyer for Chronicle Media — October 10, 2019 Visitors in an Elmhurst Quarry facility tour group listen as DuPage Stormwater Management official Sarah Hunn gives an introductory outline of the DuPage flood control facility …

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Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control Facility

The Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control Facility is an 8,300 acre-foot flood control facility on which construction began in March of 1993. The reservoir takes advantage of the old Elmhurst Chicago Stone Quarry located south of North Ave. on Illinois Route 83 in ...

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Vegetation Removal at the Elmhurst Quarry Flood …

Bid Information Agency DuPage County - Procurement Services Bid Type Invitation to Bid Bid Number ITB-18-027-JM-0-2018/JEM Fiscal Year 2018 Bid Write Vegetation Removal at the Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control Facility

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Elmhurst Quarry Tour 2021

Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control Facility Public Tour. In partnership with the Elmhurst History Museum, DuPage County Stormwater Management will offer the public a rare opportunity to tour its Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control Facility on Saturday, September 21.

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Quarry Flood Control

Quarry Flood Control Elmhurst, Illinois Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control Project DATE OF COMPELTION February 1994 VALUE OF CONTRACT $2,173,583 OWNER Dupage County, Office of Environmental Concerns ENGINEER & CM Black & Veatch 420'' x ...

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Flood Information | Oak Brook, IL

Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control Facility When Salt Creek water elevations reach near flood stage, excess flood water is held in the Elmhurst Quarry until creek water levels have receded to safe levels. Information regarding the operation of this flood control facility is available at The County of DuPage Wheaton, Illinois .

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elmhurst quarry flood control facility dupage county illinois

· Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control Facility Elmhurst, Illinois 5/5/1995 But DuPage County has small rivers such as Salt Creek, East Branch DuPage River, and West Branch DuPage River When we moved to DuPage County in 1973, there was still a lot of

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Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control Public Tours

 · In partnership with the Elmhurst History Museum, DuPage County Stormwater Management will provide public tours of the Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control Facility on Saturday, September 30. Led by DuPage County staff, the public tours will run from approximately 9 …

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DuPage County Stormwater Management Continues to …

 · DuPage County Stormwater Management staff is continuing to operate the major flood control facilities and will monitor stream elevations throughout the day Sunday. Of the 16 flood control facilities DuPage County operates, five larger facilities have mechanical equipment allowing staff to control them according to a predetermined operating plan.

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In a press release Thursday, DuPage County Board Member Jeff Redick, R-2nd, stated, "Despite rumors to the contrary, the Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control Facility was fully operational during the recent storm that ravaged the area." The quarry fills by two

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Elmhurst-Chicago Stone Co. — Elmhurst-Chicago Stone …

The Elmhurst quarry was sold to DuPage County in 1992 and turned into a storm-water management facility, with the ability to carry 2.7 billion gallons of floodwater and a depth of up to 200 feet! The storm-water relief, provided by the Elmhurst quarry, has help save dozens, if not hundreds of homes in Elmhurst from flood damage.

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Tours Of The Elmhurst Quarry Offered In September | …

 · The public will have what DuPage County Stormwater Management calls a "rare opportunity" to learn about how the quarry works at its flood control facility on Saturday, Sept. 21.

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Elmhurst, DuPage County work together to alleviate …

 · A massive reservoir in Elmhurst long has been used to keep Salt Creek inside its banks. But while the Elmhurst Quarry Flood Control Facility along Route 83 was doing its job keeping Oak Brook and other downstream towns dry, residents living just blocks away were dealing with chronic flooding.

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