Westmont, Illinois - Date Issued: March 15, 2022
Westmont Public Works has a progressive Storm Sewer Maintenance Program, which includes storm sewer jetting, catch basin cleaning, street sweeping, and ditching, which reestablishes the ditch line to improve storm water flow. WPW provides routine detention basin inspections, however, prior to significant rain events, staff performs inspections in our problematic locations, inspects storm structures throughout the Village and clears obstructions such as leaves and other debris, as well as monitors nuisance areas during rain events.
Following is an update regarding Westmont’s Stormwater Management projects as well as tips for residents to help prevent flooding.
STORMWATER MANAGEMENT PROJECTS
WPW is consistently improving Westmont’s storm water system with a variety of projects. Following are some of the recent and upcoming stormwater management projects in Westmont:
2021 Stormwater Projects
2022 Stormwater Projects
FLOOD PREPARATION TIPS FOR RESIDENTSThe Illinois Emergency Management Agency IEMA in partnership with all local Emergency Management agencies and the National Weather Service would also like to let residents know that Flood Safety Week is March 14 - March 18, 2022. The Village reminds residents of some ways you can help decrease the risk of flooding on your property. Following is a list of ways you can help prevent unwanted water in and around your house:
For flood prevention ideas and resources, citizens can download the DuPage County Flood-Proofing Guidebook. For additional information, visit the DuPage County Stormwater Management webpage.