Fox River dam removal public meeting set in St. Charles

Public invited to comment in St. Charles, Elgin, Aurora

In partnership with the Conservation Foundation and the St. Charles Park District, the River Corridor Foundation of St. Charles will host five monthly lectures starting in January on topics of interest concerning the Fox River Valley.

ST. CHARLES – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hosting a series of three public meetings to discuss the tentative plan for Fox River Connectivity and Habitat Study.

This involves removing the dams to improve river quality, which is legally required under the Clean Water Act.

The public meetings will all be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

• Monday, Sept. 18 at Kane County Branch Court, 530 S. Randall Road, St. Charles;

• Tuesday, Sept. 19 at the Heritage Ballroom at the Centre of Elgin, 100 Symphony Way, Elgin;

• Wednesday, Sept. 20 at Waubonsee Community College, 18 S River Street, Aurora.