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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[Read More…]

Flossmoor to negotiate with Homewood on water supply switch

The Village of Flossmoor is moving into the negotiations stage of an effort to change its water supply from Chicago to Hammond, Ind. The Flossmoor Village Board voted 5-0 at its meeting on Monday, Oct. 19, to authorize the village attorney to begin contract negotiations with the village of Homewood[Read More…]

Homewood buys land for new water pump station

The purchase of a property intended to be the site of a pumping station for water from Hammond, Indiana was approved Tuesday by the Homewood village board. The 2.77 acres were bought from Reliable Materials Corporation for $250,000. The land is in Thornton near 183rd Street and Thornton Glenwood Road.[Read More…]

Water measures approved in Homewood

Homewood and Flossmoor moved closer to getting water through Chicago Heights instead of Harvey, as the village board in Homewood approved several measures Tuesday. A 25-year agreement between Chicago Heights and Homewood will begin after the village’s current contract with Harvey is up at the end of 2022. As part[Read More…]

Homewood approves study on Hammond water corrosion effect

Homewood took another step toward changing its water supplier at its May 26 village board meeting, approving a water corrosion study. The village finalized a plan last year to change its water supplier from Harvey — which gets its Lake Michigan water from Chicago — to Chicago Heights, which is[Read More…]

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