From the Archives: Future of Water in Chicagoland

Since today is Earth Day and we are all still recovering from the recent floods, I thought it would be timely to throw out a link back to one of our podcasts from 2011.  We welcomed Josh Ellis from the Metropolitan Planning Council. Mr. Ellis discussed our region’s water problems.

Follow this link to listen to the podcast:

Future of Water in Chicagoland:
http://ext.morainevalley.edu/librarynews/?p=588
How long can we continue to rely on Lake Michigan water and what’s the impact of our water? How does our water use impact real estate and industrial development? What are the emerging demands for green infrastructure and water use? What has the impact of invasive species been on the area? We welcomed Josh Ellis of the Metropolitan Planning Council who answered these questions and discussed water use in our region.

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