Tag: water distribution

water flossmoor pipes IMG_0598

1. Distribution: From Lake Michigan to our taps

Water comes to Homewood and Flossmoor through a long system of pipes that starts in Lake Michigan. Homewood and Flossmoor each have extremely visible signs of their water distribution systems. Water towers act as unofficial symbols of their community, but also play an important role in maintaining pressure along their[Read More…]

water 2016-07-27 093

Intro: The ways of our water

What could be easier? You turn the kitchen tap and fill a glass with water. You take a shower. Or flush the toilet. Or water the lawn. It is, however, not that easy. Our water arrives via a circuitous process that starts in Lake Michigan and ends in Homewood and[Read More…]

Community Calendar

News by email

Subscribe to The Latest (daily headlines email)

* indicates required

View previous campaigns.

Free weekly newsletter

Subscribe to The Weeks (weekly newsletter)

* indicates required
Most read stories this week