After Sounding Alarm Bells For Years, Benton Harbor Residents Warned Of Elevated Lead Levels In Their Tap Water; 'Three Years Of Being Poisoned.'Just across the lake from Chicago in Benton Harbor, Michigan, about 90 miles away, residents are comparing the lead count in their water to Flint.
University Park Mayor Presents Demands Of Aqua Illinois After Dangerous Drinking Water Conditions Continue For HundredsThe mayor of University Park says he has had it with Aqua Illinois, the company that supplies the village's water, after dealing with dangerous drinking water for more than a year.
Chicago To Test New Ultrasonic Water Meters In 150 Homes After Earlier Program Paused Due To Lead ConcernsMayor Lori Lightfoot paused the installation of traditional water meters in homes with lead service lines last July, after tests found 22% of homes tested since 2017 had elevated lead levels in the tap water after meters were installed.
University Park Residents Prepare Thanksgiving Dinner With Bottled Water After Months Of Lead WorriesImagine preparing Thanksgiving dinner with bottled water because you don't trust your tap. In University Park, that is the reality.
7 Months Later, Some University Park Residents Still Using Bottled Water Over Lead WorriesSeven months later, residents of University Park say they still can’t trust their water.
University Park Residents Furious As Concerns About Lead In Water Persist Through Labor Day WeekendCookouts, parties, and family dinners were pretty common this Labor Day, but they’re running differently in University Park.
Lead In Water Now A Concern At School In University Park; Illinois Attorney General Sues Water SupplierFirst homes, now schools – lead problems in University Park have now caught the attention of Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul.
Emotional Meeting In University Park As Residents Go Over A Month Without Drinkable WaterUniversity Park residents finally got their say on Thursday, after having been told for more than a month not to drink, cook, or brush their teeth with the water from their own faucets.
Aqua Illinois Skips Town Hall Meeting After 1500 University Park Residents Without Drinkable Water Nearly A MonthNearly a month has gone by since Aqua Illinois found lead in the water in University Park, and 1,500 residents still have no running water. Now they are boiling mad after the company was a no-show during a town hall at Faith Movers Church in University Park.
Aqua Illinois: It Could Take Weeks To Resolve University Park Water ProblemsHundreds of homes in University Park have now been under a "do not consume" advisory for their tap water for the past 20 nights after their water utility company, Aqua Illinois, discovered alarming lead levels in some homes.
Sixth Night Without Tap Water For 1500 Homes In University Park Due To Lead In WaterThe water utility company discovered high lead levels in the water last week and told residents to stop drinking it.
Glenview Parents Say Day Care Didn't Tell Them About Lead In Water For MonthsParents in Glenview are frustrated and confused after they got an email a few days ago stating that their children's day care and learning center found lead in the water late last year.
1,500 Homes Still Under "Do Not Consume" Advisory Due To Lead In Water In University ParkHundreds of University park residents are avoiding tap water for the fourth straight night after a utility company found high lead levels in some of the water.
Aqua Illinois Issues Water Advisory For South SuburbsThe utility company left voicemails for customers Friday evening, alerting them of lead in the water supply.
Hammond Parents Demand Answers After Reports Of Lead In Water At SchoolsOutraged parents in Hammond, Indiana are demanding answers after learning half of their public schools show elevated levels of lead in their water.