Some in Lake County are flooded in-an...

Some in Lake County are flooded in-and out -- Services and Shop...

There are 4 comments on the Chicago Tribune story from Apr 1, 2008, titled Some in Lake County are flooded in-and out -- Services and Shop.... In it, Chicago Tribune reports that:

When roads flood, drivers look for alternate routes, but in Wadsworth there is no way for Keith Abbott to get to work - unless he buys a boat.

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Pooper Scooper

AOL

#1 Apr 2, 2008
Build, build - and build some more, while you pave over the natural drainage system on a flood plain and - what do you get? Flooding, duh? Gee, really?
Sheesh! What a bunch of moroons.
Wadsworth resident

Phoenixville, PA

#2 Apr 2, 2008
The village needs to be more responsive to it's residents needs. Flooding problems are going to keep coming back every year until the village fixes it. We pay very high taxes here in Wadsworth for very little infastructure. Village officials have their own agenda rather than putting the needs of the residents as their first priority. It's a fight with the village to get anything done around here!!

Since: Nov 07

Chicago, IL

#3 Apr 2, 2008
then why live there to begin with...flooding is something that doesn't just begin, it's there. You should have know there was flooding problems when you sought to live there.
If the village has it's own agenda then do something about it at election time.
Tough Love

United States

#4 Apr 2, 2008
These residents should check with the county since there are grants to help with the costs of drainage and flood control. It was a life saver for us.

The water levels in Lake seem to be extraordinary this year. You have to just hope that these events are not the norm.

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