Around Town: Chicago's new Neighborhood Flood Protection Program

The City of Chicago has recently introduced a new program called the Basement Flooding Partnership (BFP)  aimed at the current situation many homeowners have been faced with, basement flooding. It is a problem that usually affects multiple homes in an area so read on to learn more about partnering with your neighbors to take action!

"TIRED OF BASEMENT FLOODING? WANT TO BE A GOOD NEIGHBOR?

Please join the Basement Flooding Partnership (BFP)

The BFP is a new partnership between the City of Chicago and neighbors who wish to reduce the risk of basement flooding during heavy rains.

It is important that you understand why flooding has increased in recent years. You also need to know the facts (rather than the myths) of basement flooding and Chicago sewers. Finally, you need to be willing to work with your neighbors on meaningful solutions.