The Illinois River

The Illinois River

Peoria Lakes are drowning in silt, build-up of sediment has created changes in the river.

These WTVP documentaries to will address plans to reduce the silt coming into the Peoria lakes and how to return the accumulated sediment to productive use on land again. A second documentary will look at the environmental changes on the Illinois River and efforts to establish a healthy environment for fish and waterfowl.