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Sauk Village

Sauk Village Must Continue Temporary Fix For Drinking Water Supply

A court order entered Wednesday requires south suburban Sauk Village to continue to use temporary air-stripping units to remove vinyl chloride from the public water supply.

03/07/2013

Sauk Village

‘Clean’ Water In Sauk Village Brings Higher Bills, But Many Still Won’t Drink It

A twist in Sauk Village’s water saga – officials have said the water supply is safe, but some residents still aren’t drinking it, even though they’re paying a lot more for it now.

CBS 2–10/03/2012

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

Crews haul in equipment that will be used to perform an "air stripping" of the drinking water in Sauk Village, which has been contaminated with vinyl chloride. (Credit: CBS)

Sauk Village Residents May Soon Be Able To Drink Tap Water Again

Residents of south suburban Sauk Village may soon be able to drink water out of their faucets again.

CBS Chicago–08/03/2012

Crews haul in equipment that will be used to perform an "air stripping" of the drinking water in Sauk Village, which has been contaminated with vinyl chloride. (Credit: CBS)

Costly Temporary Fix To Sauk Village Water Woes Begins

CBS 2 has learned the temporary fix to the tainted water system in Sauk Village might cost far more than anybody thought before it’s finished.

CBS 2–07/31/2012

Crestwood Water Tower

Sauk Village Water Woes A Reminder Of Crestwood Water Scandal

Sauk Village’s recent woes over contaminated drinking water have served as a reminder of similar problems another Chicago suburb faced five years ago, when residents discovered their drinking water had been contaminated for years.

CBS 2–07/31/2012

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

Sauk Village

Sauk Village Stuck With Bottled Water Due To Contamination

Everyone wants to stay hydrated with the temperature expected to approach 100 degrees Tuesday, but in Sauk Village, they’re stuck with bottled water.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2012

Crestwood Water Tower

Crestwood Officials Charged With Lying About Water Well

Two officials in south suburban Crestwood have been indicted by federal prosecutors, on charges that they lied for more than 20 years about using well water to supplement the supply the town receives from Lake Michigan.

CBS Chicago–08/11/2011