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Foxconn Flood Impact Being Downplayed in WI?

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The Foxconn Technology Group development and related projects could lead to increased flooding in downstream communities, a new study in Illinois shows.

The study conducted for the Lake County Storm Water Management Commission also found shortcomings in the way Wisconsin manages stormwater and questioned the reliance on rainfall data that is more than two decades old.

The report concludes that the planned Foxconn campus in Mount Pleasant, as well as roads and other development, will limit nature’s ability to keep water on the land…

VIEW PDF of Upper Des Plaines River Impact Analysis

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