The Mallard Point Subdivision is located within the Village of Sugar Grove.  This residential subdivision was developed in four separate phases consisting of single and multi-family lots.  The infrastructure was constructed over the past 15 years and included construction of a retention basin and an improved wetland for stormwater management. The project has since been completed and the residents within the development were still experiencing drainage issues related to the stormwater management improvements, field tile, and ground water conditions. The Mallard Point Subdivision is located within the Village of Sugar Grove. This residential subdivision was developed in four separate phases consisting of single and multi-family lots. The infrastructure was constructed over the past 15 years and included construction of a retention basin and an improved wetland for stormwater management. The project has since been completed and the residents within the development were still experiencing drainage issues related to the stormwater management improvements, field tile, and ground water conditions. Based on previous success with drainage issues within the Village, Trotter and Associates Inc. was requested to investigate these concerns. TAI reviewed existing data and presented the Village with a detailed scope that included:

• Evaluation of Existing Improvements
• Wetland Rehabilitation
• Field Tile Investigation
• Individual Lot Drainage Phase

This systematic approach provided the Village with the opportunity to review the findings of each phase, and if necessary tailor the next phase accordingly.  With the assistance of Huddleston McBride Drainage  Company and EnCap Inc., TAI completed an analysis of the existing infrastructure. It was determined that lack of maintenance of the wetlands, stormwater management facilities and field tiles in conjunction with a period of extreme wet weather had led to an elevated ground water condition. TAI has presented these findings to the Village Board and residents at open houses attended by upwards of one-hundred residents.Through a collaborative effort with the Kane County Division of Water Resources, Village of Sugar Grove, and the Rob Roy Drainage District an engineering design panel was formed.  The goal of this panel is to develop a comprehensive plan to alleviate ground, tile and stormwater issues and then present these findings to stakeholders.

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