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Chicago Flooding

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River North »

A website tracks when sewage is dumped in the river. It will only increase with the fall rains.

West Loop »

The city braced for flooding and prepared an expanded paving program for pothole repair.

South Loop »

Albany Park flooding is a "priority" in the initiative, but river and lake runoff should improve as well.

Edgewater »

Resident James Huffer said the "smelly cesspool" that formed at a clogged catch basin is a health hazard.

Albany Park »

Plans have been in works for more than a year, but tunnel won't be finished until 2015, city estimated.

Bridgeport »

Engineering kept water levels low during torrential rains, experts said.

Jefferson Park »

"Water started pouring in from the shower drains," said owner of one of 500 homes flooded in the area.

Albany Park »

Second "100-year rain" in five years turned neighborhoods along the Chicago River into a disaster zone.

Chicago »

Take shorter showers, don't wash dishes and ease up on laundry, Water Reclamation District said.

Rogers Park »

Two weeks after a grand opening, the Damen Student Center's basement flooded during heavy rains.

Hyde Park »

Standing water blocked eastbound traffic as the evening commute approached.

Pullman »

MARK KONKOL: Sewer rain restrictors keep my basement from becoming a "poop swimming pool."