Prairie Du Pont Project

For more information on the PDP Project to include access to upcoming meeting dates, past meeting materials (notes & recordings) and the Flood Survey in English and en Español, visit the PDP Project’s MAIN PAGE.

Project Updates:
June 16 | 5:30 – 7:30 PM | Informational Open House

Kappa House, 5101 Lake Drive, Cahokia Heights, IL 62203


Has flooding or water issues in western St. Clair County, IL, impacted you as a resident of the Prairie du Pont and Judy’s Branch watersheds? HeartLands Conservancy wants to hear about it at the next informational open house event at Kappa House.

June 16th | 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM | 5101 Lake Dr, Cahokia Heights, IL 62203

Come share information and input to help set priorities and goals for the Prairie du Pont Watershed.

The watersheds stretch from Brooklyn and Fairmont City south to East St. Louis, Cahokia Heights, Columbia, and Millstadt and from the west end of Belleville and Swansea west to the Mississippi River.

If you live in the watershed, please attend this information open house to be heard. You can also visit for more details and share your story by filling out the survey.

The HLC watershed planning team has met with many residents and community leaders to listen to their concerns about flooding, sewage, water quality issues, and opportunities in the watershed.

The informational open house will be held June 16th from 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM at Kappa House located at 5101 Lake Dr, Cahokia Heights, IL 62203.

Funding for this project was provided, in part, by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency through Section 319 of the Clean Water Act.

For more information and project updates, visit: or contact Jennifer Reiman, Resilient Communities Program Manager at HeartLands Conservancy, (618) 566-4451 ext. 16 or


Upcoming Meeting:
June 9 | 5:30 – 7:30 PM | BMP Demonstration Projects Committee
Establish project ranking criteria and identify potential demonstration projects.

New Life Community Church | 1919 State St, East St Louis, IL 62205