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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

City manager Wally Bobkiewicz speaks at a city meeting. Bobkiewicz said a proposal to introduce a no-interest loan program for pipe replacement was still in the works.

City develops loan program to replace lead pipes

February 12, 2017

City staff are working on a proposal to set up a loan program for homeowners to replace lead water pipes. The program — which would have to be approved by City Council — would allow homeowners to...

The Evanston Water Plant, 555 Lincoln St., is at the center of the city’s water system. In a meeting on Wednesday, city officials assuaged community fears over water quality in Evanston.

City officials address concerns about water quality with residents at James Park meeting

February 9, 2017

City officials discussed public concerns over water quality in southwest Evanston and the city’s ongoing lawsuit against Nicor and ComEd at a meeting Wednesday. The suit concerns currently non-harmful...

(Daily File Photo Noah Frick-Alofs) The Evanston Water Plant is at the center of the city’s water system. The city is currently in a lawsuit with two companies over contaminants found in and near water pipes in southwest Evanston.

City’s lawsuit against ComEd and Nicor over contaminants moves forward

January 18, 2017

Evanston won a small victory on Tuesday in its lawsuit against ComEd and Nicor. A federal judge ruled that five of the six motions the city had filed against the companies for materials found in southwest...

The Evanston Water Plant is at the center of the city’s water system. Water pipes in south Evanston were found to have coal tar in and around them, resulting from gas pipes that were used in the late 19th to mid-20th century.

Despite lawsuit, south Evanston water is potable, officials say

September 25, 2016

As Evanston continues its lawsuit against two energy companies for materials found in and around water pipes, officials say the water in south Evanston is safe to drink. Evanston refiled a lawsuit against...

Nicor to begin gas main replacements in south Evanston

January 27, 2015

Nicor Gas, in cooperation with subcontractors, will soon begin preliminary work on gas main and equipment replacements in south Evanston.  Work will take place in the area contained by Main Street,...

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