Sprawl, Climate Change, Carp Control Hinder Chicago Sewer Overflow Solution

The city is aggressively looking for ways to keep rainwater from entering the sanitary sewer system so overflows are not discharged untreated. Such contamination can prompt beach closures and threaten water quality. The challenge is complicated by environmental issues as diverse as climate change, sprawl and the spread of invasive species.

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