Flood Damage Reduction Measures
The Village of Lisle strives to protect both people and property from the damaging effects of flooding. Listed below are communications which provide a wealth of flood related information to review and follow.
- Comprehensive guide that presents ways to protect property from flooding, reviews flood insurance, safety tips for before/during/after a flood and helpful resources.
- Reviews the importance of floodplains, how to keep local waterways clean, how to access local river gage info to monitor water levels, how to drain a flooded basement, Village flood services and more.
Moving Vehicles to Higher Ground During Flood Watches/Warnings
When a Flood Watch is issued, the Village will send out a CodeRED message to subscribers and post the announcement on its communication channels. During Flood Watches/Warnings, vehicles may be relocated to adjacent residential streets on higher ground, including Downtown Lisle. A detailed map highlighting flood watch/warning parking options
may be reviewed should you need to move your vehicle. If you choose to move your vehicle to higher ground, please park only along the north and east sides of residential roads to allow room for emergency vehicles. Display your phone number on the dashboard so that police may contact you if necessary.
Residential Flood-Proofing Guidebook
- DuPage County Stormwater Management's Guide that helps homeowners resolve common localized flooding issues from both underground and overland sources. It also helps homeowners identify the source of their flooding and offers various ways to combat this flooding.