Wetlands, prairies, rain gardens and green roofs can help reduce flooding in big and small ways.
The floating islands in the Chicago River are home to native species galore, and we’ve captured the action on video. Read on for more about what we’re doing to conserve the Chicago River.
Come find us tonight at the Chicago Architecture Foundation’s 50th anniversary exhibit: 50 designs for Chicago’s 50 wards!
Our city’s connection to Lake Michigan helps us value and protect it; seeing the River as public space will keep it cleaner and healthier for Chicago’s future.
Moss teams up with the Naru Project to envision the North Branch Canal as a kayak park, complete with floating habitat, and new public spaces.
Last night’s storm flooded the Chicago water treatment system. Result: sewage overflow into Lake Michigan. Here’s how we can stop it!
When you love your city’s water, you drink it. Bottled water is expensive, bad for the planet and … no cleaner than what comes from the tap.
Did you know that when it rains in Chicago we dump raw sewage into the Chicago river? No one is happy about it … but its no accident.
There’s an old joke most famously spoken by Tommy Lee Jones’s Marshall in the Fugitive: “If they can dye the river green today, why can’t they dye it blue the other 364 days of the year?” Just dyeing the Chicago River blue isn’t a great idea, environmentally speaking, but perhaps we could treat the St.…