Heavy rain event on September 11 caused water intrusion in some homes

On 9/11, Mayfair and surrounding neighborhoods experienced heavy rain that exceeded the city’s capacity for water intake through the drainage systems in place. This heavy rain caused water intrusion in the homes of some neighbors. There were multiple factors that contributed to the water intrusion in affected homes.

For information on the flooding event, factors that contributed to water intrusion in home, and who to contact for assistance, please see this notice from Alderman Nugent.

Below are the documents shared by the Alderman about the heavy rain event, from the Chicago Department of Water Management, Municipal Water Reclamation District, and the Office of Emergency Management & Communications. These documents provide details on the severity of the rain event, the public and private systems that affected where the rain water went, and who to contact about possible assistance with damages.