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Homewood takes final step authorizing move toward Hammond water

Construction will begin soon on a new main that will deliver water from Hammond, Indiana, to Homewood and Flossmoor. The Homewood village board approved the project at its Nov. 10 meeting.

Village officials reviewed the costs with engineering firm Burns and McDonnell in two meetings in September and October, cutting more than $1 million, according to the village. The total cost of the project is $11,670,475, which includes the main, a new pump station, water testing, disinfection and design. 

“This will be probably the largest public works project that we’ve undertaken . . .

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