Green Infrastructure Implementation Project

Project Purpose


The City of Aurora - Green Infrastructure Implementation Project is designed to help improve water quality in the Fox River by:

Project Description


The City of Aurora Green Infrastructure Implementation Project is located in the McCarty Burlington Neighborhood Planning Area on the near northeast side of the city.
  • Total project area - 620 acres, roughly 1 square mile
  • Total project value - $517,000 (grant amount - $300,000).
  • Project costs are shared - 58% by the grant amount, 42% by the City of Aurora (expenses or in-kind services) up to the total project value
  • Completion date - June 30, 2010
  • Funded in part by a grant from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency through Section 319 (h) of the Federal Clean Water Act, via Illinois' Non-point Source Pollution Management Program (IEPA FAA Number 3190604; Grant Number: C9995200-06).
  • Part of an agreement between the City of Aurora and the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP, Project Number 10-8674-20-09)


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