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Climate change is bringing maggots into Chicago homes

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When we talk about the effects of climate change, the discussion usually centers around the poles, coastal regions, or major storms, but there are already some major effects being felt in less obvious ways. The Washington Post dives into one of them today with a report on flooding in Chicago that's come about as a result of increased rainfall. Aside from having damaging effects on residents — such as one whose basement ended up overtaken by maggots — the rainfall already shows signs that it could become increasingly problematic for urban sewer systems like those in Chicago, which were designed for much drier times. The Post looks at just what's happening to get Chicago prepared for storms of the future.