Wilmette Golf Club Improvements

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PROJECT FEATURES

Drainage improvements at 18-hole, par-70, 106-acre course

30 acres within regulatory floodway and floodplain

Bordered by Skokie River, North Branch of Chicago River, and Forest Preserve District of Cook County property

Site wetlands designated Waters of the US, regulated by USACE

Permitting:

  • US Army Corps of Engineers
  • Illinois Department of Natural Resources – National Pollution Discharge Elimination System
  • Metropolitan Water Reclamation District
  • North Cook County Soil & Water Conservation District
  • Village of Wilmette

Improvements reviewed by Forest Preserve District of Cook County

Expanded existing ponds and connected with vegetated bioswales

Excavated material raised elevation of fairways and playable areas