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Back to Nature: Park District Re-Engineers Ginger Creek Dam

Oak Brook Park District removes low-head dam on Ginger Creek and works to improve water quality on Salt Creek Watershed

If you enjoy walking the paths of Central Park, you may notice that your experience is significantly more serene along the lower section of Ginger Creek. In September, the Oak Brook Park District completed a 2-year, $140,000 project to replace a failed gabion weir with a new rock Cross-Vane water control system.

Back to Nature: Park District Re-Engineers Ginger Creek Dam

Oak Brook Park District removes low-head dam on Ginger Creek and works to improve water quality on Salt Creek Watershed

If you enjoy walking the paths of Central Park, you may notice that your experience is significantly more serene along the lower section of Ginger Creek. In September, the Oak Brook Park District completed a 2-year, $140,000 project to replace a failed gabion weir with a new rock Cross-Vane water control system.

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