| November 2, 2021
Local officials want input from Austin residents on how stormwater can be better managed to prevent flooding. West Siders are asked to complete a survey created by the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago before the end of November.
| February 16, 2016
Austin residents recently learned ways to prevent flooding in their homes.
| June 26, 2014
It’s one of four citywide that’s a Space to Grow pilot project, sponsored by Openlands and the Healthy Schools Campaign.
| May 30, 2012
The Center for Neighborhood Technology will use data collected to develop plans to alleviate backyard and basement flooding events such as the summer 2010 storms that soaked the West Side.
| January 24, 2011
The Red Cross has no designated shelters in Austin, causing some residents to worry about where they could go if a tornado, flood or other natural disaster hits the West Side.
| October 14, 2010
West Side residents who suffered damage in the summer storms have another month to apply for help from FEMA.
| July 28, 2010
City officials encourage homeowners to apply for federal reimbursement money.