Chicago got a scorcher Monday, with a heat index that made it feel like 100 degrees.
The Chicago Park District has been replacing drains–and doing other repairs–on all its pools and the work has not been completed at some facilities. Officials hope to get all the pools open by next week.
The Chicago Park District is up against a deadline to have its outdoor pools ready for the swimming season.
Hundreds of pools across Illinois have been closed by the state, after state inspectors found them in violation of federal drain regulations.