The Daily Northwestern

Evanston water negotiations delayed as villages explore new option

Julia Jacobs, City Editor

October 20, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

Evanston’s ongoing water negotiations with three nearby communities — which were speeding up in recent weeks — have been delayed as Niles and Morton Grove explore an alternative option to building a new water pipeline to...

Niles moves forward in plan for Evanston water purchase

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

June 30, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories

Evanston will begin negotiating a contract to sell water to Niles, Illinois, after the North Shore suburb voted to approve the next step in diverting its water purchase from the increasingly expensive Chicago supply. The village...

Plans to extend Evanston water reach accelerate

Julia Jacobs, Assistant City Editor

April 28, 2015

Filed under City, Local, Politics

Evanston’s long-time goal of selling more water to surrounding cities is gaining traction as suburbs are hit with the rising price of Chicago’s supply. The cost of Chicago water has reached $3.81 per thousand gallons, compared...