In a local grocery store recently, a 28-pack of half-liter Nestle bottled water, about four gallons, was on sale for $3. So each gallon cost about 75 cents. In Flossmoor, however, that 75 cents would purchase more than 50 gallons of water. Water supplied by our villages has gotten more expensive in recent years, a response to rising costs of delivering it.
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