Bottled Water

Bottled Water

Street Vendor Glad Heat Wave Coming To An End

Today is the last day of the stifling heat – at least for a while – and that’s welcome news to a guy who stands on the hot pavement, peddling fruit and water to passing drivers.

07/19/2013

Sauk Village

Sauk Village Water Supply No Longer Contaminated

Residents of Sauk Village can stop drinking bottled water, after the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency announced the chemical vinyl chloride is no longer being detected in the village’s drinking water supply.

CBS Chicago–08/14/2012

Sauk Village

Sauk Village Ordered To Continue Providing Bottled Water

A court order issued Friday requires south suburban Sauk Village to continue supplying bottled water to residents who request it, according to Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s office.

07/29/2012

Sauk Village

State Stepping In To Clean Sauk Village Water, But Residents Still Frustrated

The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency has stepped in to help Sauk Village officials find a way to clean their town’s contaminated water supply.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2012

Sauk Village

In Reversal, Sauk Village Now Says Water Is Safe To Drink

Earlier this week, residents had been told that cancer-causing vinyl chloride made the water unsafe. Business owners were told to use alternative sources of water.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2012

Sauk Village Water

Sauk Village Residents May Have To Stock Up On Bottled Water

There is still no timetable for when the water in Sauk Village will be safe to drink, and some say the only solution may be to start stocking up on bottled water.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2012

Mt. Vernon Baptist Church's JLM Abundant Life Community Center on the West Side is serving as a cooling center for local residents without air conditioning. (Credit: CBS)

West Side Volunteers Helping Neighbors Beat The Heat

As the temperatures head into the dangerous heat zone, at least one West Side community group was heading outside. Volunteers at the community center for Mt. Vernon Baptist church were going door-to-door on Tuesday to help their neighbors.

CBS Chicago–07/03/2012

Bottled Water

Hot Weather Keeps Street Vendors Busy Selling Water

One way people are keeping a bit cooler on the West Side today is buying cold water from street vendors.

WBBM Newsradio–06/28/2012

Photo Of A Birthday Cake. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Illness Besets Birthday Party Guests

A party for two birthday celebrants in Chicago Heights ended badly when a number of guests got sick. Some suspect the water they drank is to blame.

WBBM Newsradio–11/15/2010