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Business Wire
Fitch Rates Chicago, IL's Second-Lien Water Revs 'AA'; Outlook Negative5.3 million. The customer base is diverse and stable. With roughly 1,500 emplo
Fitch Rates Chicago, IL's Second-Lien Water Revs 'AA'; Outlook Negative
Business Wire / Posted 3 days ago
5.3 million. The customer base is diverse and stable. With roughly 1,500 employees, the system is managed by the department of water management, which also oversees the day-to-day operations of the sewer system. However, the water and... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Chicago's Upgrades To Aging Water Lines May Disturb Lead Pipesthe city of Chicago replace these lead pipes with non-lead pipes." A study was
Chicago's Upgrades To Aging Water Lines May Disturb Lead Pipes
KPBS San Diego / Posted 15 days ago
the city of Chicago replace these lead pipes with non-lead pipes." A study was published in 2013 by the EPA and Chicago's Department of Water Management that aimed to figure out better ways to determine the lead levels in the city's drinking... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Chicago's Upgrades To Aging Water Lines May Disturb Lead Pipesthe city of Chicago replace these lead pipes with non-lead pipes." A study was
Chicago's Upgrades To Aging Water Lines May Disturb Lead Pipes
KERA North Texas / Posted 15 days ago
the city of Chicago replace these lead pipes with non-lead pipes." A study was published in 2013 by the EPA and Chicago's Department of Water Management that aimed to figure out better ways to determine the lead levels in the city's drinking... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Chicago's Water Management Commissioner ResignsCommissioner of the Chicago Department of Water Management Tom Powers resigned
Chicago's Water Management Commissioner Resigns
NBC Chicago / Posted 22 days ago
Commissioner of the Chicago Department of Water Management Tom Powers resigned from his post Thursday as the city prepares to test tap water for health risks related to lead pipes. During his tenure, Powers worked to update the city’s water and... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicago to start testing water in homes where children are poisoned by leadmid-1980s. Lead service lines connect nearly 80 percent of the city's propertie
Chicago to start testing water in homes where children are poisoned by lead
Chicago Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
mid-1980s. Lead service lines connect nearly 80 percent of the city's properties to street mains, according to the Chicago Department of Water Management. Most of the lead that harms children today comes from flaking paint in homes built before... Read more

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