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Re: HELP!, Chicago Area (Waukegan) Septic Tanks

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As a former City bureaucrat (30 yrs.) I suggest the following: call the
Chicago Tribune, a good attorney, and go much higher in the County/City
than you have in the past.

Stan Scholl, P.E.
Laguna Beach, CA

On Mon, 14 May 2001 19:35:57 -0500 "Fountain Conner"
<fconner(--nospam--at)pcola.gulf.net> writes:
> 
> This is 'way off-topic.  Please reply to me off the list, thanx...
> 
> Waukegan, Illinois -- My son's neighbor re-routed his septic tank 
> drain
> into the drainage
> ditch that goes by my son's house.  This neighbor drives an 
> over-the-road
> tractor and wiped out his drainfield by parking on top if it.  I 
> understand
> he tied into his septic tank outlet with a white pvc pipe and routed 
> it
> directly into the culvert that discharges underneath the street and 
> into
> the ditch by my son's house.
> 
> My son's wife has repeatedly called the Health Department.  One 
> inspector
> stepped into the ditch, and declared it was sewage.  Another put dye 
> into
> the septic tank and it appeared in the ditch.  None of us can 
> understand
> that no action has been taken.  This has been ongoing since October.
> 
> My son has 4 children, with another due yesterday, and he's beside 
> himself
> worried about their health. 
> 
> Can any of you in the Chicago area offer any advice?
> 
> 
> Fountain E. Conner, P.E.
> Gulf Breeze, Fl. 32561
> 
> 
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