Since the end of January, several underground water service lines have frozen in Elgin. Thirty-nine homes were temporarily without water. CBS 2′s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
We all know how the old saying goes when you travel: “Don’t drink the water.”
As we’ve been reporting, road crews have been using so many tons of salt this winter – their supplies are dwindling.
Nouadhibou is an African sea town, whose shores serve as the final resting place for more than 300 ships. The rusted hulks that litter its coastal waters are considered an eyesore by many (go figure), but they’ve brought some unexpected benefits to the local community as well.
If you’re looking for an unusual tropical vacation this time around, check out the world’s most incredible underwater hotel rooms.
Residents in Griffith, Ind., have been losing a lot of sleep, and it’s going to continue for at least a couple weeks, after the town made a deal to allow tanker trucks to use a stretch of Cline Avenue 24 hours a day.
A warning for holiday weekend revelers planning to hit Lake Michigan: Even when the water seems calm, it can be deadly. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.
North suburban Deerfield has issued a boil order for residents because of a bacterial contamination was found in the water supply.
Hundreds of thousands of Chicago homeowners are paying for water they don’t use. That’s because they don’t have water meters installed in their homes. Their water usage is estimated and as Pam Zekman reports, those estimates appear to be way off.
The Chicago City Council has approved Mayor Emanuel’s plan to reduce the water bills of some charitable groups, but negotiations are still continuing, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
To be honest, 2nd Ward Alderman Robert Fioretti says he hasn’t seen the mayor’s ordinance yet and whether it exempts enough charities. But if it doesn’t, he says he and some colleagues have their own.
The former Crestwood water department head accused of lying to investigators about the village’s use of tainted well water in its drinking supply has been found guilty of the federal charges.
Underway at this hour, jury selection in the case of contaminated water in far south suburban Crestwood, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Three current students and one former student from Wilmington High school were killed when their car plunged into a Will County creek on Tuesday
Experts say the lack of snow — coming off of an extremely dry summer — is literally stressing trees out. CBS 2′s Dana Kozlov reports.
Residents of south suburban Sauk Village may soon be able to drink water out of their faucets again.
CBS 2′s Kris Gutierrez talks with a nutrition expert about some of the different products in the marketplace.
Residents of Sauk Village have been told that cancer-causing vinyl chloride is in their water supply. Business owners were told to use alternative sources of water. Water distribution for residents of Sauk Village starts immediately and will be handed out per the following schedule:
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.
Everyone wants to stay hydrated with the temperature expected to approach 100 degrees Tuesday, but in Sauk Village, they’re stuck with bottled water.