Water Mains

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Chicago Water Mains Holding Up During Cold Snap

Chicago water mains have been doing fine in the subzero weather, but the temperatures have been tough on the fire hydrants.


(Credit: CBS)

State Loaning City $15M For Water Main Repairs

Gov. Pat Quinn said Wednesday he wants cities across the state to take advantage of the $1 billion Illinois Clean Water Initiative.

WBBM Newsradio–01/16/2013

Mayor Emanuel on Friday emphasized the need to revamp Chicago's water system with increased water bills. (CBS)

Mayor: Suburbs Will Share Water-Bill Pain With Chicago

It’s not just Chicagoans who would get socked with larger water bills, under Mayor Emanuel’s proposed city budget. Residents of 125 suburbs that purchase water from Chicago would also see their bills double over the next four years.