Body Of Water Affected Title Description

Des Plaines River

Posted 02/08/2009
Caterpillar Sludge Spill "About 6,000 gallons of oil sludge spilled into the Des Plaines River Sunday from a container at Caterpillar Inc.'s hydraulics plant near Joliet, Ill., the company and U.S. Coast Guard officials said. A three-mile section of the river, a major industrial ....
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Des Plaines River

Posted 09/20/2008
River Openings Des Plaines, Mazon and the DuPage are open

Des Plaines River

Posted 09/17/2008
River Closed The IDNR announces the following river closures due to high water.

*The DesPlaines through Cook, Dupage, Will and Grundy Ctys.
*The DuPage through DuPage and Will Ctys.
*The Kankakee through Kankakee, Will and Grundy Ctys.
*The M ....
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Des Plaines River

Posted 06/13/2008
Des Plaines River Closed to Lake Cook Rd. From the Lake County Forest Preserve website: Via Paul Klonowski


Flooding Alert

Currently closed due to heavy rains: all Des Plaines River Trail underpasses, the Des Plaines River south of R ....
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Des Plaines River

Posted 04/23/2008
Des Plaines River boating restrictions lifted The Chicago Tribune is reporting that the restrictions on the Des Plaines River have been lifted.

Thanks to CASKA members for pointing this out. ....

Des Plaines River

Posted 04/12/2008
Lake County Closures & Advisory Thursday April 10, 2008 9:00 a.m.

From our Emergency Management Partners:

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Lake and surrounding counties for today through Friday morning. "A strong storm system across ....
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