Tag: water supply

New pipes. Same water.

In the Homewood Public Works office there is a computer with displays that show the status of the village’s water system. In a few weeks, Homewood Public Works staff will click a few buttons at that console starting the transition from the current water lines to a new set of[Read More…]

East Hazel Crest gets 6 months to study water switch

The Homewood village board approved a memorandum of understanding Sept. 28 that gives East Hazel Crest six months to complete due diligence on switching its Lake Michigan water source from Harvey to Homewood. Homewood’s transition in water suppliers means there are several water tests, engineering, cost sharing and Illinois Environmental[Read More…]

Homewood to consider joining new regional water agency

On Tuesday, Homewood trustees will consider joining a new group of 11 south suburban municipalities that plan to explore the feasibility of obtaining water from Lake Michigan through Hammond, Ind.Flossmoor trustees voted in December to join the group. Public Works Director John Schaefer said the exploratory project does not necessarily indicate[Read More…]

Fall events

FRIDAY, OCT. 7

  • Anew: Building Beyond Violence and Abuse Sneaker Ball fundraiser.

SATURDAY, OCT. 8

  • Homewood Fire Department open house, 17950 Dixie Highway, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Recyclepalooza in Flossmoor, Parker Junior High School parking lot, 9 a.m. to noon.
  • Shops on Sterling grand reopening, 1056 Sterling Ave. in Flossmoor.
  • Pop Culture fourth anniversary celebration, noon until 7 p.m., 18035 Dixie Highway, Homewood.

SATURDAY, OCT. 15

SUNDAY, OCT. 16

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