Residential Drainage Studies

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Besides the flood issues introduced because of the proximity to the Des
Plaines River through and along the Village of Riverside’s Western and
Southern boundaries, some reoccurring residential drainage issues have
been identified. The Village has contracted to have drainage studies
performed in these areas hoping to realize some solutions through
infrastructure and/or grading changes. Through existing data sharing
agreements with Cook County via its Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
program, Riverside was able to provide contour and Light Detection and
Ranging (LiDAR) elevation data to the engineering consultant. Using the
GIS to prepare the elevation data for the areas of issue allowed the
studies to advance quickly as compared to the alternative of field data
collection.

Residential Drainage Studies

Blog_ResidentialDrainageStudies.jpg

Besides the flood issues introduced because of the proximity to the Des
Plaines River through and along the Village of Riverside’s Western and
Southern boundaries, some reoccurring residential drainage issues have
been identified. The Village has contracted to have drainage studies
performed in these areas hoping to realize some solutions through
infrastructure and/or grading changes. Through existing data sharing
agreements with Cook County via its Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
program, Riverside was able to provide contour and Light Detection and
Ranging (LiDAR) elevation data to the engineering consultant. Using the
GIS to prepare the elevation data for the areas of issue allowed the
studies to advance quickly as compared to the alternative of field data
collection.