The first year the Chicago River was dyed green, having no idea how much was necessary, 100lbs of dye was poured into the river. Within two years, the amount was reduced to 25lbs.
March 17 at 12:13 AM
Chicago Journeymen Plumbers Local Union #110, sponsor of the St Patrick's Day Parade, first dyed the river green in 1961 to find the source of pollution.
March 15 at 1:56 PM
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