Some $5 million will go toward the Chicago Ship and Sanitary Canal Aquatic Nuisance Species Barrier System, which will help keep Asian Carp out of the great lakes.
$3.5 Million in stimulus money will go directly into repairing Chicago's crumbling shoreline.
Millions more go toward keeping sewage out of the waterways, researching flood damage reduction in the Des Plaines and other rivers.
$100,000 will go into research in restoring the natural flow bubbly creek (where much of the waste from the Chicago stockyards used to flow into).
You can take a look at the full breakdown of stimulus money coming to Chicago and the greater Chicagoland area here.