Reversing the Chicago River

One of the things that Annin rails against in his book repeatedly as an example of poor water management is the Chicago River. While Annin does a great job explaining some of the history of the project, here’s more information on its history and future.

CityLab.com: A Century Later, the Expensive Lesson of Reversing the Chicago River

Illinois Periodicals Online: The Reversal of the Chicago River in 1900

Chicagoist: Chicago River Flow Re-Reversed To Alleviate Flooding

Helix: Reversing the Chicago River, Again

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