Tips For Avoiding The Coronavirus While ShoppingAccording to health experts, the virus lives on cardboard for 24 hours, plastic for three days and cans for two to three days.
Elderly Woman In Austin Neighborhood Getting City Water Service From A Garden HoseShe's an 89-year-old Austin woman, and right now she's getting her water out of a garden hose.
Illinois EPA Launches Online Community Water System ReportsThe EPA estimates that Illinois has 3.7 million water lines. Of those, about 415,000 are made of lead. About 319,000 are made of copper and potentially contain lead solder.
Indiana Residents Fear Brown Water, Officials Say 'It Is Safe To Drink'The city says the water is safe to drink, but residents are not sold.
Arsenic In Water At Woodstock SchoolWater fountains are shut off at a Woodstock school after tests show elevated levels of arsenic.
'It Causes More Stress' Burnham Residents Upset With Water Rate Hike"Raise it a dollar and nobody would've complained about it. I see greed written all over it."
Elevated Lead Levels Found In Sampling Of Chicago Homes, Study FindsNearly 1 in 5 homes showed an elevated level of lead in their water, a preliminary sample test of Chicago homes found.
Chicago Residents Have Water Worries About Lead ContaminationThe city said its lines are safe, but questions remain about the lead service lines connecting homes to those city pipes.
NASA Finds 'Water Ice' On The Surface Of The MoonScientists have long believed that water ice could exist in the ever-dark recesses at the moon's poles and that belief has finally been confirmed in a paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on Aug. 20.
Taking Precautions At LollapaloozaMore hydration stations, medical tents and shade for fans have been added.
Evanston's Fountain Square Missing Much Needed Water"The pipes bringing the water in and out did not pass the pressure test."
Chicago Lead Levels Leave Homeowners WorriedAs a property owner, you're on your own. And replacing lead service lines can cost thousands of dollars.
Staying Cool In Extremely Hot WeatherHealth officials say water is key to staying safe this weekend.
Staying Safe In The Sweltering HeatEveryone was trying to stay cool from drinking a lot of water instead of alcohol, staying in the shade and using paper fans.
Keeping Cool During A Heat Wave"Just because the sun goes down doesn't mean that the heat has gone away."