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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...

Kumar Jensen appointed as city’s sustainability coordinator

Syd Stone, Assistant City Editor

May 24, 2017

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

Kumar Jensen was appointed as Evanston’s sustainability coordinator Tuesday, city manager Wally Bobkiewicz announced in a news release. Jensen will report directly to Bobkiewicz and will be responsible for the city’s environmental...