water Service

Dozens of Chicago religious leaders urged city officials to resume free water service for non-profits. Churches and other charities received free water from the city for years, until 2011, and say the cost could force them to cut services for the needy. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/WBBM)

Church Leaders Want City To Reinstate Free Water For Non-Profits

Dozens of Chicago area religious leaders held a news conference Tuesday morning in Bronzeville, saying that no longer getting free water service could force them to halt some services for the needy.


Sink Water Generic

Des Plaines May Quit Buying Water From Chicago

Officials in Des Plaines are considering quitting buying water from the City of Chicago, on the grounds that it is too expensive.

CBS Chicago–03/06/2012

Water Main Break

Water Main Break Shuts Off Service To Neighbors In Norwood Park

A 12-inch water main break caused headaches Monday morning for residents of the Northwest Side’s Norwood Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–01/30/2012

Rahm Emanuel at Save-A-Lot

Emanuel Seeks To Improve City’s Business Climate

Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel says he wants his team to redesign a government that doesn’t discourage businesspeople from doing business with the city.

WBBM Newsradio–03/16/2011