Residents of Chicago, Illinois, have the collective efforts of the Illinois-Michigan Canal, the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, the Cal-Sag Canal, and the phenomenal effort of reversing the flow of the Chicago river in 1892, to thank for their regular supply of clean water.
Halting the exploratory activities of the fish has therefore become a key concern for local lawmakers, who have undertaken efforts such as installing electric fences in the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal.
Presolicitation: Base Notice: Interim Maintenance Of Pulse-Generating Systems At The Chicago Sanitary And Ship Canal
Dispersal Barriers -
By 1900, to facilitate movement of this large volume of diverted water, and to facilitate barge movements on the canal-river system, the city built a much larger canal, the Sanitary and Ship Canal, from the south branch of the Chicago River to the Des Plaines River at Lockport where locks and a dam were built (Fig.
The 3200 cfs, as measured in the Sanitary and Ship Canal, was to include diverted lake water and the runoff of the rain water that fell over the city.
The appearance of an invasive species of fish, the large Asian Carp, occurred south of the Sanitary and Ship Canal as the carp had migrated northward up the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers.
Expensive attempts are also being made to deter exotic nuisance species such as bighead carp and silver carp from invading Lake Michigan via the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal
Presolicitation: Maintenance of pulse-generating systems at the chicago sanitary and ship canal
Presolicitation: Planned sole source contract with smith root inc for the installation of electronic pulse generating systems & electronic components at the chicago sanitary and ship canal
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The project will also rehabilitate up to 6 bridges over city streets and over the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal