Joliet Selected for IGIG Award
The 2011 Illinois Green Infrastructure Grant is administered by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency. The Joliet Utilities Department submitted an application for the continuation of the Footing Tile Separation Program. Joliet is pleased to announce it has received the largest monetary award issued by the State for proposed project. Check back for updates on the 2012 FOOTING TILE SEPARATION PROGRAM.
City of Joliet Rain Barrel Program
Rain Barrels are making a comeback. Rain barrels [PDF] have been used for centuries to collect and store rain water for survival purposes, where the only usable water available was rainwater. In today's troubled economy, rain barrels are making a comeback for economical as well as ecological reasons.
For individuals looking for a complete and ready to use rain barrel, contact the Conservation Foundation at 630-428-4500. Ready to use barrels are available for a fee of $75.