The Daily Northwestern

Evanston natural gas pipelines to be replaced this year

Nora Shelly, Assistant City Editor

April 17, 2016

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City, Local

Several natural gas pipelines in Evanston will be replaced this year in an effort to bolster public safety. Nicor Gas is replacing the pipelines as part of its own program that will upgrade Illinois’ natural gas infrastructure...

Niles and Morton Grove hire consulting firm to study alternative option in Evanston water deal

Billy Kobin, Reporter

January 13, 2016

Filed under City, Local

Two nearby municipalities have hired a consulting firm to consider a revision to their plan to purchase water from Evanston that would utilize an existing water line in Skokie instead of building a new pipeline. Niles and Mo...

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...

Neighboring towns consider Evanston as option for water supply

Stephanie Kelly, Reporter

July 12, 2014

Filed under City

Evanston could soon enter into a plan to supply neighboring villages with water as surrounding areas are looking for alternative water suppliers due to Chicago's increasing rates, a city official said. Dave Stoneback, the city's...