Lawsuit Alleges City Water Main Replacement Risked Widespread Lead PoisoningThe suit, filed in Cook County Circuit Court by a Chicago couple and their neighbor, alleges drinking tap water in Chicago is “like a game of Russian roulette.”
Chicago Water Mains Holding Up During Cold SnapChicago water mains have been doing fine in the subzero weather, but the temperatures have been tough on the fire hydrants.
State Loaning City $15M For Water Main RepairsGov. Pat Quinn said Wednesday he wants cities across the state to take advantage of the $1 billion Illinois Clean Water Initiative.
Mayor: Suburbs Will Share Water-Bill Pain With ChicagoIt’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.