Courtesy Village of Riverside

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle has issued a disaster declaration for Cook County and Governor Quinn has issued a disaster declaration for the state as a result of the flooding that began April 18. Residents who experienced flooding should document in detail what occurred and photograph the damage. Please call the Village at (708) 447-2700 or e-mail to report the following information:


Single Family/Multi-Family/Mobile Home or Business:


Depth of water in basement:

Depth of water on 1st Floor:

Basement living area (yes or no):

Insurance – Homeowners/Renters/Flood:

Structural Damage (yes or no):

Additional comments:

This information must be received by the Village by Friday, April 26 and will then be submitted as part of the application for a federal disaster declaration.

Residents who sandbagged their property should place used sandbags at the curb for collection by the department of public works once they are no longer needed.