Des Plaines River


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Des Plaines River

 (dĕs plānz′)
A river rising in southeast Wisconsin and flowing about 250 km (155 mi) generally southward to the Kankakee River in northeast Illinois.
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Des Plaines River Trail Bike Ride: 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Sept.
Further, we predict greater seed and tuber density in the Kankakee River than the Des Plaines River due to the absence of commercial navigation channels on the Kankakee River.
The American Eel was considered extirpated from the Des Plaines River drainage (Slawski et al.
Remodeling contractors, landscapers and residents also use the station on River Road near the Des Plaines River, where all refuse and recyclables are dropped off, then transferred to landfills in Northbrook and Winnetka.
Gacy is also known to have thrown multiple corpses off a bridge into Des Plaines River, at least one of which he thought landed on a passing barge.
The teachers used 3-gallon plastic buckets to scoop and bring water samples from each of three locations (see Appendix): the Des Plaines River, Salt Creek, and Bison Pond.
One at a time we take one of my friends out in a canoe on the Des Plaines River in my hometown.
The 4,500 gallons of foam drained into a storm sewer and then the Des Plaines River, where a mile-long stretch of the foam moved 10 miles down river to the town of Riverside.
Located on 154 acres on the Des Plaines River in Joliet, Ill., Challenge Park Xtreme is scheduled to open in September 2000.
As a mutually acceptable resolution to its wastewater treatment needs and the concerns of its neighbors, Lake Zurich - with the cooperation and assistance of the County of Lake, the Illinois EPA, and various neighboring communities - decided to abandon its wastewater treatment facilities and transfer its sewage about 12 miles to the Lake County Department of Public Works Des Plaines River Wastewater Treatment Plant.
At the Des Plaines River north of Chicago, for example, man-made wetlands removed about 90% of the sediments from the water passing through, while Heron Pond, a natural wetland in southern Illinois, removed around three percent.