Items tagged: Adopt a Drain

ADOPT A DRAIN FRIDAY

Adopting a drain can help ensure only rain goes down the drain.  Stormwater drain grates often collect leaves and litter, which can clog the pipes that make up the storm sewer and run directly to our streams, lakes and rivers.  By adopting a drain, you can remove these materials before they enter our storm sewer […]


ADOPT A DRAIN FRIDAY

A clean drain is a happy drain.  Did you know our community has volunteers all over the City who volunteer to adopt drains in their neighborhoods?  Clearing drains helps prevent debris from entering our waterways and can prevent flooding.  You can join these amazing volunteers by signing up to adopt your own drain.  Learn more […]


Adopt A Drain Friday

On your marks, get set, go!!  Quick, visit champaignil.gov/adoptadrain to sign up to adopt a storm drain in your neighborhood.  Clearing the drains can help prevent flooding and keep refuse out of our waterways. Today’s available Drain of the Week, named Eliud, is mentally and physically disciplined and highly motivated. He works hard to attain […]


Public Works Crews Keeping the City’s Streets Clean. You Can Help!

Champaign experienced two high wind events last week, and Public Works street sweepers responded quickly to clean up the fallen leaves in order to keep them from clogging storm drains. The map below shows the areas of town covered (so far) by City crews who worked 10-hour days for more than a week. City crews […]


Adopt A Drain Friday

Are you interested in adopting a drain?  Visit champaignil.gov/adoptadrain to learn about this awesome program.  Use our interactive map to search for available drains near your home or work.  Click a drain and enter your email address to begin the sign-up process. Adopting a drain helps protect the environment, reduces potential neighborhood flooding, and manages […]