The Daily Northwestern

Evanston to replace 7 of 13 shut-off water fountains after lead testing

Ben Pope, Summer Editor

June 26, 2017

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

Thirteen of Evanston’s 59 public water fountains have been shut off for the summer — 10 due to excessive lead content after testing, and three others that were already due for replacement. Dave Stoneback, director of the ci...

City shuts off 6 water fountains due to high lead levels

Billy Kobin, Reporter

June 7, 2017

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

Six water fountains in Evanston parks will remain shut off as the summer season begins after tests showed high lead levels. The fountains had lead levels that exceeded the federal limit of 15 parts per billion, city manager...

Body found in Evanston park could be missing Des Plaines woman

Julian Gerez, Assistant City Editor

April 6, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories

The body found washed up on the shoreline of Lake Michigan in south Evanston on Sunday could be that of a Des Plaines resident who has been missing since February, police said. A person walking along the shore of the lake near...