Resident sues city over creek flooding

Korando, Russell
August 2011
St. Charles Journal;8/7/2011, Vol. 46 Issue 63, pA4
A report related to a class-action lawsuit which has been filed by a St. Charles resident, who claimed that the city's failure to maintain Cole Creek has resulted in irreparable damage to his and others' homes during June, 2011 flash flooding, is presented.


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