RainReady helps individuals, businesses, and communities find solutions to the problem of urban flooding.

Current Projects

RainReady Calumet Corridor
A community-centered plan to reduce flooding in the Calumet Corridor through coordinated investment in private homes, public spaces, and regional infrastructure.

Urban Flooding Baseline Project
Resident flood photo data collection to support a quantitative and qualitative look at urban flooding in the Calumet Region of Cook County.

RainReady policies and practices help property owners and communities reduce their risk of flooding, become more climate resilient, and create healthy buildings and green neighborhoods. RainReady approaches are tailored to the specific needs of each building and community.

RainReady Approach and Services

RainReady offers programs designed to help people and communities manage flooding in a time of climate change.
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RainReady Projects

RainReady works with communities and municipalities on solutions to urban flooding.

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RainReady Resources and Guidelines

RainReady offers a number of educational resources on urban flooding, green infrastructure, and flood risk assessment for buildings.

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“The Center for Neighborhood Technology's RainReady initiative continues this trend of building a more resilient Illinois by curbing flooding while providing support for residents and business-owners.”

Pat Quinn
Former Governor of Illinois