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Report: Harvey selling Homewood water at a loss

Receiver seeks new contracts with downstream towns
Harvey may seek a new water contract with Homewood and other downstream municipalities after a new report suggests the city isn’t profiting. 
Robert Handler, a court-appointed receiver tasked with overseeing Harvey’s water department, looked at the rates the downstream municipalities were paying for water. Handler is the principal and CEO of Commercial Recovery Associates.
Of the five towns that get water through Harvey, only Homewood is actually under contract. That agreement expires on Dec. 16, 2022.
Flossmoor receives its water from Homewood.
Handler’s latest report, which was made . . .

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