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  • What to do about frozen pipes

    What to do about frozen pipes
    If a pipe freezes, act quickly but carefully to thaw the pipe before it bursts.
  • Proposition 1, a water bond measure, passes

    Proposition 1 has passed, AP reports. It authorizes state officials to borrow $7.12 billion and repurpose $425 million in bonds approved earlier to pay for new water projects. The measure includes $2.7 billion for storage projects, such as dams; $800...

    Ban on outdoor water use lifted in Highland Park, Deerfield

    Ban on outdoor water use lifted in Highland Park, Deerfield
    The ban on outdoor water use in Highland Park and Deerfield was lifted today after problems at the Highland Park water treatment plant were resolved, officials said. The temporary ban was issued on Monday after strainers were discovered to be clogged at...

    Highwood tries to persuade water meter holdouts

     Highwood tries to persuade water meter holdouts
    A few Highwood residents remain opposed to the city's program of replacing outdated water meters with so-called "smart meters," but so far no one has been fined for non-compliance. The city, in a strongly-worded letter to residents in early May, said...

    Highland Park, Deerfield issue temporary bans on outdoor water use

    Highland Park, Deerfield issue temporary bans on outdoor water use
    Highland Park and Deerfield have temporarily banned outdoor water use after an unexpected problem during a water treatment plant upgrade. Officials on Monday morning reported "intermittent problems" at the water treatment plant in Highland Park,...