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Creek dry, field drainage lines have no water flow in Kankakee County, Illinois
10/10/2017 2:42:19 PM

Water Supply & Quality
Kankakee County, IL

Start Date: 10/9/2017 - End Date: 10/9/2017
We got 0.79 inches of slow soaking rain over the past 4 days, which has brought some recovery, but of course we still need more. Horse Creek (1/4 mile south) still has no water at all in spots, just patches of stagnant water. Field drainage lines have no water flow at all. My lawn is starting to grow some now but still mostly pale green with some brown patches. Moles are tearing up the yard really bad too, though, so some of the brown is likely due to moles. Hedge leaves were drooping badly before the rain; now the leaves are no longer drooping but still have yellow patches. Adjacent corn fields still not harvested. CoCoRaHS Report from Station #Herscher 3.3 E on 10/9/2017