Information on precipitation is gathered in three ways: rain fall, the water level at Techny Basin and the water level of the West Fork of the Chicago River's North Branch. Readings are updated every 10 minutes. Data on precipitation, river level and Techny Basin level is provided for informational purposes only and the Village of Glenview may not be held liable for any damages resulting from their use.
Rainfall measures are taken at the Public Works Department located at 2498 East Lake Avenue. Rainfall is measured in inches. The rain gauge provides a cumulative amount of rain that has fallen on a given day.
Rainfall measures are taken near 815 Harms Road. Rainfall is measured in inches. The rain gauge provides a cumulative amount of rain that has fallen on a given day.
The water level in the Techny Basin is measured in feet. When empty, the basin reads 593 feet elevation and when full, it reads 631 feet. When filled to capacity the Techny Basin holds 365 million gallons of water.
The water level in the river is measured at East Lake Avenue and the elevation of the river is measured in feet.