Get information regarding basement flooding.
Clean Water Act
It is illegal to deposit any type of debris including branches, leaves, grass clippings or dirt into or adjacent to any creeks, ponds, wetlands detention basins, ditches or other areas that periodically collect and convey storm waters
Property owners in flood hazard areas are often unaware of the risk of floods and do not carry adequate flood protection insurance to cover potential losses.
Local Flood Hazard Areas
Certain lands adjacent to Salt Creek, Buffalo Creek including their various branches and tributaries as well as several low-lying areas in the Village of Palatine have been identified as flood hazard areas
Local Flood Area Maps
The Village Engineering Department can assist you in determining whether your property is located in a flood hazard area.
Flood Assistance Programs
Apply for residential flood assistance programs, such as the Basement Protection Program and Storm Water Drainage Programs.