The Village of Bensenville recently completed a study of the Redmond Reservoir Hydrologic & Hydraulic Analysis. The Village Board approved this report on March 8, 2016. Based on the finding of the report, additional 20 ac-ft (7,494,062 gallons) of capacity needs to be created along with storm sewer conveyance improvements to reduce flooding within the Redmond reservoir watershed
. Prior to implementing storm sewer conveyance improvements, it is critical to provide additional storage capacity. The estimated construction cost of the Redmond Reservoir expansion is approximately $2.4 million.
A full copy of the report can be found here
Village of Bensenville is seeking a Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery through DuPage County to provide additional storage capacity for storm event such as the one that occurred in April 2013. This grant provides an opportunity to offset significant amount of the project cost. WE NEED YOUR HELP!
We are requesting that residents submit any documentation of damage that occurred from this storm event. This may include photos, videos, insurance claims, emails, or any other documentation you have. Please deliver or submit any documentation by December 16, 2016 to the Public Works Department, 717 E Jefferson St, Bensenville, IL 60106 (Attention: Mehul Patel or Mike Beranek) or by email,
IN ORDER TO RECEIVE THE GRANT, IT IS IMPERATIVE FOR THE VILLAGE TO SUBMIT PHOTOGRAPHIC OR ANY OTHER EVIDENCE OF FLOOD DAMAGE DURING THE APRIL 2013 FLOOD EVENT TO DUPAGE COUNTY.
If you have any questions regarding the information the Village is seeking, please contact Mehul Patel at (630) 594-1196.