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Homewood, Hazel Crest ask judge for order requiring Harvey to fix water system

Homewood and Hazel Crest will ask a Cook County Circuit Court judge on Friday to direct Harvey to repair its water system. 

The request comes two weeks after Judge Kathleen Pantle’s July 19 ruling, which took control over water finances* away from Harvey’s municipal government. She is appointing a receiver to be responsible for the water department. Homewood and Hazel Crest are asking the court to go a step further and include maintenance of the water system under court order.Harvey buys its Lake Michigan water from Chicago and then sells it to other . . .

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