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March 18, 1915: Chlorination at Bubbly Creek Filtration Plant

March 18, 1915:  Engineering News article. Liquid Chlorine at the Bubbly Creek Water-Filtration Plant. By C. A. Jennings. “The Bubbly Creek filter plant at the Chicago Stock Yards set the lead in the use of hypochlorite of lime in this country for water disinfection. 305 more words


Bubbly Creek Restrictions To Be Lifted Friday

CHICAGO (CBS) — The U.S. Coast Guard will remove restrictions around the Bubbly Creek section of the Chicago river on Friday following cleanup efforts from an oil spill in October. 191 more words


'Bubbly Creek' South Fork Of Chicago River Closed While Crews Clean Up Oil Spill

CHICAGO (CBS) — The Bubbly Creek section of the Chicago River has been closed, after an oil spill was reported in the water.

The spill was spotted in the south fork of the Chicago River on Wednesday in the Bridgeport neighborhood near Ashland Avenue. 344 more words


Oil Discharge Detected In South Branch Of Chicago River

(CBS) — A section of the South Branch of the Chicago River was closed Thursday after a discharge of oil was found in the section known as Bubbly Creek. 227 more words


September 3, 1908: Bubbly Creek Chlorine Test; 1892: Start of Chicago Sanitary Ship Canal

September 3, 1908:  First day of chloride of lime (chlorine) testing at the Union Stockyards Filtration Plant.  The water source was the foul, polluted Bubbly Creek, a tributary to the Chicago River.  1,509 more words