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Mount Prospect public works Director Sean Dorsey said the levee has protected the homes in the subdivision across River Road, but the village continues to work on its stormwater collection and drainage system.
The project also includes painting the Turnpike bridge and adding signals, lighting, landscaping and drainage improvements.
It was assumed that a sizable drainage system existed underground.
To find Jesse, rescuers turned to technology, hoping sophisticated waterproof cameras used to inspect the city’s drainage system would provide a glimpse of the missing boy.
The project includes a drainage system and a water line relocation.
Workers are scrambling to reinforce shelters and dig drainage systems before the bad weather is expected next month.
Officials said nearly 200 businesses and thousands of local residents are not connected to underground sewer lines, and warned untreated waste was entering the island’s natural waters through its drainage system.
The city has neither proper waste management, nor a drainage system.
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DRAINAGE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of drainage for English Language Learners
: the act or process of draining something : the act or process of removing water or liquid from a place or thing
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