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Some Evanston Residents Participating in Electricity Aggregation Program May Not See Supply Charges on September ComEd Bills

Posted in ComEd, Electricity aggregation, Utilities

The City’s new Community Choice Electricity Aggregation supplier, Homefield Energy, estimates that roughly one-third of participating Evanston households may

Evanston Residents Invited to Tour City's Water Treatment Facility Oct. 11

Posted in events, Utilities, water

UPDATE: The 11 a.m. child friendly tour is now full. The City of Evanston’s Utilities Department announces the availability

City of Des Plaines Expected to Become Water Customer of Northwest Water Commission, Providing Evanston Water

The Northwest Water Commission Board of Commissioners has informed the City of Evanston that it has unanimously approved an

Temporary Traffic Control Plans Set for Sheridan Road September 11, 15-22

Posted in ComEd, Construction, Nicor construction, Road Construction

Two temporary traffic control plans will be implemented on Sheridan Rd. near Colfax St. in the coming days to

City's Mobile Tap Water Station Has Saved 79,000 Plastic Water Bottles So Far in 2014

The City of Evanston is proud to announce that the Utilities Department’s Mobile Tap Water Station has been at

ComEd Contractors to Perform Work in Section of Alley North of Payne St. Aug. 18-21

Posted in comed, Construction, Utilities, Utilities Department

ComEd contractors will be intermittently blocking the north end of the alley located north of Payne St., between Dewey

Evanston City Council Approves Plastic Shopping Bag Ordinance

Posted in City Council, Recycling, Sustainability

On Monday, July 28, the Evanston City Council voted 5-4 to approve an ordinance prohibiting the distribution of point-of-sale

City of Evanston Recognized as One of Top 30 Local Government Users of Green Power Nationwide

Posted in Award, awards, Electricity aggregation, sustainability, Utilities

The City of Evanston announced today that for the first time ever it appears on the U.S. Environmental Protection

Nicor to Resume Gas Service Replacement, New Meter Installation in Evanston July 21 through October 31

Posted in Nicor construction, Utilities, Utilities Department

From July 21 through October 31, 2014, Nicor's subcontractor, NPL Construction, will resume the replacement of residential gas services

Celebrate 100 Years of Safe Water in Evanston July 26

In honor of Evanston’s 100th year of safe, reliable filtered water, the City’s Department of Utilities invites all community

Washington Street Water Main Lining Project Set to Begin July 21

Posted in Utilities

Washington Street Water Main Lining: Dodge Avenue to Dewey Avenue Overview As part of the City of Evanston’s annual

Temporary Traffic Control Plan for Grove Street June 23-27

Posted in Construction, Utilities

From Monday, June 23 through Friday, June 27, AT&T will implement a temporary traffic control plan on Grove St.,

Sewer Work on Central Park Avenue Scheduled to Begin May 27

Posted in Utilities Department

The City of Evanston Utilities Department will be rehabilitating the combined sewer on Central Park Avenue. Location and Tentative

Temporary Traffic Control Plan for Portion of Clark St. Begins May 27

Posted in ComEd, Construction, Road Construction, Traffic, Utilities

From Tuesday, May 27 through Friday, June 13, ComEd contractors will perform excavation and installation of underground conduit for

City Council Approves Livability Plan Targeting 20 Percent Emissions Reduction by 2016

Posted in City Council, Climate Action Plan, Electricity aggregation, energy, Evanston Livability Plan, Sustain Evanston, Sustainability

The Evanston City Council on Monday unanimously adopted the next phase of a communitywide plan to reduce greenhouse gas

Temporary Traffic Control Plan for Payne St. Begins May 21

Posted in ComEd, Construction, Traffic

On Wednesday, May 21, ComEd contractors will begin excavation and installation of underground conduit for the future installation of

Nicor Gas to Conduct Gas Main Replacement through July 30

Posted in Construction, Nicor construction

Nicor Gas and its subcontractors, United Meters Inc. (UMI) and NPL Construction, are currently working to replace 12,000 feet

City to Begin Water Main Replacement and Street Resurfacing Project May 19

Posted in Construction, street resurfacing, water

Beginning the week of May 19, the City of Evanston and its contractor will launch a ten-week project to

City Selects New Electricity Supplier Providing Residents with Price Certainty, 100 Percent Renewable Energy

Posted in Electricity aggregation, energy, Sustainability, Utilities

The City of Evanston has approved a three-year contract with Homefield Energy as part of its electricity aggregation program

City to Rehabilitate Combined Sewer on Portion of Central Park Ave.

Posted in construction, Utilities Department

The City of Evanston Utilities Department and its contractor, Kenny Construction, will rehabilitate the combined sewer on Central Park

Temporary Traffic Control Plan for Oakton Street Begins May 1

On Thursday, May 1, ComEd will begin excavation and installation of underground electric utilities along the eastbound lane of

Evanston Water Division Recognized for Outstanding Water Delivery and Testing Services

Posted in awards, Water Division, Water Quality Laboratory

The City of Evanston’s Water Division is the proud recipient of the Skokie Health Department’s “2014 Public Health Partners

Utility Bill Assistance Available at Evanston's Earth Day/Arbor Day Celebration

Posted in Sustainability, Utilities

Community members can connect with utility bill assistance programs at Evanston’s Earth Day and Arbor Day Celebration on Saturday,

Nicor to Conduct Gas Main and Service Line Replacement April 7 to June 30

Posted in Nicor construction, Utilities

Nicor Gas and its subcontractors will replace 13,000 feet of old low pressure gas mains and 364 service lines,

Temporary Traffic Control Plan Scheduled April 7-18

ComEd will begin its scheduled two-week maintenance project on Monday, April 7 in preparation for its upcoming installation of

Nicor to Conduct Gas Main and Service Line Replacement in Evanston March 31 to June 30

Posted in construction, Nicor construction

Between March 31 and June 30, Nicor Gas will replace 15,000 feet of old low pressure cast iron gas

Resources Available for Residents In Need of Gas, Electric, Water Bill Assistance

Posted in Health, Utilities

As a result of this winter’s severe cold weather, Evanston residents experiencing higher than normal gas, electric or water

Evanston Recognized for Conservation Efforts with 2014 Utility Water Saver Award

Posted in Sustainability, Water Division

The City of Evanston is the proud recipient of the first Utility Water Saver Award, presented by the Illinois

ComEd Offers Flexible Payment Plans, Financial Assistance to Help Customers Cope with Cold Weather Bills

Posted in energy, Utilities

Residents experiencing inflated electricity costs as a result of this winter’s severe cold weather have new options available to

City Introduces New System for Utility Bill Payments, Invoice Cloud

The City of Evanston will be moving to a new and improved, online and phone payment system for utility

City Warns of Natural Gas Supplier Solicitations

Posted in Alert, energy, Utilities

The City of Evanston is warning residents about alternative natural gas supplier solicitations after receiving numerous reports from community

Nicor Gas Main Replacement Project Phase 1 Begins

Evanston Gas Main Replacement Project - Phase 1 In preparation for the 2014 Nicor Gas Main Replacement Program, United

City Reminds Property Owners of Water and Sewer Service Line Responsibilities

Recently, several companies have been offering area property owners water and sewer service line insurance. The City of Evanston’s

Update on Automated Water Meter Upgrade Project

Posted in Utilities Department

The City of Evanston Utilities Department is in the process of performing an upgrade to the Automatic Meter Information

Public Hearing for EPA Loan on October 24

Posted in Utilities

The City of Evanston is applying for a loan from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency to provide funding for

Statement on Lead Levels in Drinking Water from the Evanston Utilities Department

The Chicago Tribune published an article in the September 25th edition with reference to lead levels in drinking water. 

Combined Sewer Rehab Work Begins Sept. 16

This project involves rehabilitation of the City’s public combined sewer lines using a cured in place pipe (CIPP) lining

Public Tours of the Evanston Water Utility Offered

SEPT. 23 UPDATE: A waitlist is being kept. An additional tour may be scheduled based on demand. SEPT. 20

2013 Fire Hydrant Painting to Begin Sept. 9

The City of Evanston Utilities Department has hired a contractor to paint fire hydrants in south Evanston. The Contractor

Temporary Traffic Control on Green Bay Rd. for Water/Sewer Work Sept. 4-20

Posted in Construction, Public Works, Utilities Department

There will be temporary traffic control in place in order to instal new water and sewer service connection on Green

Shared Streets Evanston Event Closes Dempster Street September 1 for Gala Activities

Enjoy Dempster Street like never before from noon to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 1 by attending the Shared Streets Evanston

Evanston Utilities Department to Upgrade Automated Water Meters

The City of Evanston’s Utilities Department has announced that it will begin upgrading the Automatic Meter Information (AMI) system

Water Shutdown Today at Lake St. & Hartrey Ave.

Contractors for the City of Evanston's Utilities Department will be doing work in the Lake St. and Hartrey Ave.

Davis St. Improvement Project from Ridge Ave. to Hinman Ave. to Begin July 29, Includes Protected Bicycle Lane

Contractors for the City of Evanston will begin work on the Davis St. improvement project starting July 29 for

MWRD Seeks Input on Watershed Management Ordinance

The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) will be hosting four public meetings to present the draft

Representative Gabel & CUB to Host Free Utility Bill Clinic July 18

State Representative Robyn Gabel and the Citizens Utility Board (CUB) will be hosting a utility bills clinic on July

Evanston's Energy Aggregation Program Highlighted on WBEZ Radio

Evanston energy aggregation program was recently highlighted on WBEZ radio’s “Curious City” along with the new Ice Energy cooling

Water Main & Street Work to Begin on July 15 on Clark, Austin & Keeney Streets

Starting July 15 for eleven weeks, the city will be contracting the water main replacement and street resurfacing CIP

Sewer Work Set to Begin July 22 on Prairie Ave.

The City of Evanston Utilities Department has contracted with Insituform Technologies USA, LLC (Insituform) to rehabilitate approximately 2,175 feet

Traffic Detour for Sewer Work on Austin St. at Ridge Ave. July 10

The City of Evanston Utilities Department will be installing a sewer liner in the 900 block of Austin St.

Evanston Utilities Department Unveils Mobile Water Station

The Evanston Utilities Department unveiled their new mobile water station at the Fourth of July Parade and the Fountain

Water Shut-down for Water Main Repair in 2300 Block of Prairie Ave.

The City of Evanston's Utilities Department will be shutting down water service to customers in the 2300 block of

New Electricity Supplier Sends Conflicting Letters Regarding Changeover

Verde Energy USA (“Verde”), the City of Evanston’s new electricity supplier, mailed letters to residents and small businesses on

City Has Mailed Residents Letters for Evanston Electric Aggregation Program Participation

The City of Evanston and Verde Energy USA (“Verde”), the city’s current electricity supplier, will be mailing out letters

Prairie Ave. Reduced to One Traffic Lane between Central & Grant Streets for Sewer Work June 12 - July 15

The City of Evanston Utilities Department will be rehabilitating the combined sewer on Prairie Avenue between Central Street and

Comcast Launches WiFi "Hot Spots" in Evanston

On Thursday, May 23, Comcast announced that it has launched a WiFi network throughout the Chicago area as part

Parts of Asbury Ave. to be Closed for Sewer Work May 28-June 14

The rehabilitation of the 72”/60” diameter sewer on Emerson Street, between Ashland Avenue and Ridge Avenue, using the cured-in-place

Evanston Outdoor Watering Ban Begins May 15

The City of Evanston reminds residents that an outdoor watering ban exists from May 15 through September 15 during

Temporary Traffic Control Plan on Sheridan Rd. at Church St. Until May 14

A temporary traffic control plan started earlier today on Sheridan Rd. at Church St. until May 14 for the

Traffic on Central Park Ave. and Payne St. to Be Reduced to One Lane for Sewer Work May 6-22

As part of the sewer rehabilitation work being done on Elgin (Golf) Road between Lincolnwood Avenue and McCormick Boulevard, it is

ComEd Work on Asbury Ave. Set for April 25-May 3

ComEd will be performing manhole inspections on Asbury Ave. between Oakton St. and Harvard Terr. April 25 through May

Evanston Recognized in Nationwide Commuting Study

Evanston was ranked as one of the top ten cities with the greenest commuting habits in a recent study.

Intense Rainfall Causing Area Flooding

From midnight until 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 18, 3.94 inches of rain were recorded at the Evanston Water

In the Event of Sewer Emergency/Back-up & Basement Flooding

In the Event of a Sewer Emergency Between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m., call 311 (847-448-4311 outside

Tips for Cleaning Up After a Basement Back-up

Click here for Street and Alley Flooding info Helpful Hints: Cleaning Up After a Basement Back-up Before entering the

Southeast Evanston Gas Main and Meter Replacement Project

Nicor Gas plans to replace nearly 12,000 feet of gas main and 232 gas services with new meters and

Overnight Sewer Work on Cleveland St. April 15-20

The City of Evanston’s Utilities Department is rehabilitating the combined sewer on Cleveland Street, from Pitner Avenue west through

Prescription Drug Take Back Day April 27 at MWRD's Skokie Water Reclamation Plant

On April 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) of Greater Chicago and the Drug

City to Offer Public Tours of Water Utility

The City of Evanston’s Utility Department will be conducting two public tours of the Water Treatment Facility, located at

Evanston Selects Verde Energy USA as Retail Electricity Supplier

 Verde to Provide Low-cost, 100% Green Power  Installation of Innovative Clean Energy Storage System Expands Verde’s Energy

UPDATE: Isabella St. Project Notice of Road Closure

 UPDATE UPDATE 4/4/2013 The Isabella Street road closure is scheduled to be shifted to the west on Monday, April

Evanston's Water Lab Receives Perfect Score Again from the State

The City of Evanston’s Water Quality Laboratory announced this week that they received a perfect score in a state

ComEd Offers Assistance to Customers in Need Facing Disconnection

Posted in Utilities

With the start of spring and an increase in temperatures, the end of the winter moratorium on service disconnections

City of Evanston Seeks to Fill Apprentice Positions in Utilities Department

The City of Evanston’s Utilities Department is seeking to fill four apprentice positions in its Field Service (two positions) and

Evanston Water Superintendent Completes Term as Chair of Water Works Association

City of Evanston Utilities Department Water Superintendent Kevin Lookis was recognized on March 20 in Springfield for his year

"Local Water, Global Impacts," the 2013 National Drinking Water Week Theme

“Local Water, Global Impacts” is the theme of this year’s National Drinking Water Week (NDWW) in Evanston, which is

Davis St. Sewer Work March 18 - April 5

The City of Evanston Utilities Department will be rehabilitating the combined sewer on Davis Street between Oak Avenue and

YWCA Evanston/North Shore Chosen for Nicor Gas Energy Efficiency Competition against Oak Park

 Nicor Gas Energy Efficiency Program competition to benefit non-profit organizations in Evanston and Oak Park Community participation will determine

Small Business Energy Savings

The City of Evanston is participating in the Nicor Gas Energy Efficiency Community Challenge with the goal of reducing

New "Evanston Life" Magazine Now Online

Welcome to the inaugural issue of Evanston Life! Over the past several years, the Highlights newsletter and the Arts

Sign Up for EnergyBuzz to Save on Your Gas Bill and Get Five Free CFLs

The City of Evanston is participating in the Nicor Gas Energy Efficiency Community Challenge with the goal of reducing

Mayor's State of the City Address March 8, Registration Still Open

Please join the Evanston Chamber of Commerce on March 8 to hear from the Honorable Elizabeth Tisdahl, Mayor of

National Drinking Water Week High School Poetry and Art Contests

The City of Evanston is hosting an art contest as part of National Drinking Water Week 2013 (NDWW), which

National Drinking Water Week Photography Contest for 6-8th Graders

The City of Evanston is hosting an art contest as part of National Drinking Water Week 2013 (NDWW), which

City of Evanston Water Sales Update Presentation

Director of the City of Evanston's Utilities Department Dave Stoneback recently provided City Council a detailed report on the

Energy Efficiency Challenge Pits Evanston against Oak Park

A local non-profit will win an energy efficiency retrofit, so sign up for an energy efficiency program before April 30

Snowy Roofs Have a Story to Tell About Energy Efficiency

Have you ever looked at rooftops after a snowfall and noticed that some hold the snow and others do

Evanston Water Highlighted in WBEZ Story on Tap Water

WBEZ radio recently highlighted the City of Evanston’s Water Division in a story on Chicago area tap water. As

City's Utilities Department Warns of Frozen Water Pipes

The City of Evanston’s Utilities Department reminds residents of what they should do in the event that they have no

Sherman Plaza Garage to Receive Energy Efficient Lighting Makeover with Help of DCEO Funds

The Sherman Plaza Garage, located on the corner of Davis St. and Benson Ave., will be getting a lighting

UPDATE: Some Online Water Customers Received Mistaken Email from City Vendor

Update: Over the weekend, several City of Evanston water customers received an email from the city’s vendor, Paymentus, which

Evanston Still Maintains Competitive Water Rates Compared to Other Metro Communities

At the November 26, 2012 City Council Meeting, aldermen accepted the introduction of an ordinance that would result in

"Sustain Evanston" Meeting Set for Nov. 17

The City of Evanston invites community environmental leaders and activists to a "Sustain Evanston – Networking, Planning, and Action

CGE to Host Next Green Drinks Oct. 9, "Getting Our Homes Ready for Winter"

Citizens' Greener Evanston will be hosting its next Green Drinks event on October 9 entitled "Getting Our Homes Ready

Tap Water Tweet-along Article in "Water System Operator" Online Publication

The online magazine Water System Operator covered the City of Evanston's Utilities Department Tap Water Tweet-along. On September 22,

City to Offer Public Tours of Water Utility

The City of Evanston’s Utility Department will be conducting two public tours of the Water Treatment Facility located at

Water Shut Down: 1500 & 1600 Blocks of Lincoln St. and 2500 Blocks of Ashland Ave.

The City of Evanston Utilities Department will be shutting down water service today at 10:00 a.m. for about four hours for

Evanston Residents, Businesses Begin to Switch Energy Providers

As of mid-August, 25,000 Evanston residential and small business customers, who did not opt out of the Community Choice

Free Utility Bill "Check-Ups" from CUB

The Citizens Utility Board (CUB) will analyze electric, natural gas, and phone bills at a free clinic to show

Evanston Switches Energy Provider, ComEd Notifications Mailed

The City of Evanston’s Electricity Aggregation Program enrolled 24,768 customers with Constellation Energy, which will allow residential and small

Outdoor Water Usage Rules and Information

The City of Evanston has an outdoor watering ban that runs from May 15 through September 15 during daytime weekday hours. The

Opt-out of Electricity Aggregation Program Deadline June 25

Monday, June 25 is the deadline for Evanston residents and small businesses to opt-out of the city’s Electricity Aggregation

Water Main Break- 1500 block of McDaniel

Water will be shut down at 4:00 PM today for 4 hours to repair a water main break at: 1500

Update on Evanston Electricity Aggregation Program

Evanston Saves Residents Money and Helps Achieve Climate Action Goals On April 30, 2012, the Evanston City Council voted

Draft Water Efficiency Plan Now Available for Public Comment

The City of Evanston is seeking public input on its draft Water Efficiency Plan document. In 2011, the City of

City Facilities Go Green with Renewable Energy Certificates in Honor of Green Ball

The City of Evanston is happy to announce that on May 18, 2012 it will “green” 100 percent of its

Evanston to Buy its Own Energy, Save Residents Money and Help Achieve Climate Action Goals

On April 30, 2012, the Evanston City Council voted unanimously to purchase electricity from Constellation Energy, an Alternate Retail Electricity

Community Advisory: City Warns of Electricity Supplier Solicitations

Posted in Alert, Sustainability, Utilities Department

UPDATE: Chicago Tribune article from 5/3/2012 Electrical aggregation: if you switch... The City of Evanston has been informed by

2012 Water Main Replacement and Street Improvement Project

Starting May 14, 2012 and spanning twelve weeks, the city will be contracting water main replacement and roadway work on

Water Main Replacement Work at 1700 Block of Lyons St. until May 25

The City of Evanston Utilities Department will be replacing the water main on Lyons Street. This improvement is being completed

Sign Up for CUB Energy Saver for a 1 in 10 Chance to Win a FREE Month of Electricity

In honor of Earth Month, 1 in 10 households who join CUBenergysaver.com before June 1st will be will be randomly

City to Replace Drainage Structures on Church St. between Fowler & Pitner

The City of Evanston's Utilities Department will be replacing several drainage structures on Church Street between Fowler and Pitner Avenues.

Water Conservation & Efficiency Plan Public Hearing April 26

Evanston, let's talk about water! The Evanston Water Conservation & Efficiency Plan The City of Evanston has partnered with the

Water Work Continues on Ridge Ave. at Green Bay Rd.

The City of Evanston's Sewer Division will be closing one northbound lane of Ridge Ave. just past Green Bay Rd. (under Metra viaduct)

NorthShore HealthSystem & ETHS Take Top Honors in "Big 7 Savers Challenge"

NorthShore University HealthSystem and Evanston Township High School (ETHS) have won the “Big 7 Savers Challenge,” a yearlong energy-efficiency competition

Citizens Utility Board to Reveal Winners of "Big 7 Savers Challenge" Today

Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl and the Citizens Utility Board (CUB) will hold a news conference Wednesday, April 18 to reveal the

Water Shut Down:1100 block of Elmwood and 813 & 819 Greenleaf

Water will be shut down today at 9:00 am for 5 hours to install a new fire hydrant at: 1100

Earth Month Activities and Events

On April 22, more than one billion people around the globe will participate in Earth Day 2012 and help Mobilize

Community Choice Electricity Aggregation Presentation Video Now Available

On April 3, 2012 the City of Evanston hosted the first of three public hearings on their draft Plan of Operation

"In the Works" Public Works Newsletter Now Available Online

The Spring 2012 edition of In the Works is now available online. This newsletter from the City of Evanston's Public

National Drinking Water Week Art Contest, Vote for Your Favorite

The City of Evanston is holding an art contest for 3rd graders in honor of National Drinking Water Week, which

Evanston Celebrates World Water Day and Local Water Activities

International World Water Day is held annually on March 22 as a means of focusing attention on the importance of

Electricity Aggregation Referendum Passes; Public Hearings to Discuss Operation and Governance

Through the March 20, 2012 referendum vote, 73% of Evanston voters asked the City of Evanston to work to obtain

Fix a Leak Week: March 12-18

Fix-a-Leak Week is right around the corner! This year Fix- a-Leak Week is from March 12-18 and the City of Evanston encourages

Eco Corner: Calling 3rd Grade Artists - Got Water? Coloring Contest

As part of National Drinking Water Week, the City of Evanston is hosting a coloring contest for 3rd grade students

City Seeks Input on Water Efficiency, Take the Survey Today

We need your input! The City of Evanston is partnering with the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning to create a

CEDA Neighbors at Work Moving Jan. 9

Posted in CEDA

Effective January 9, 2012, the Community and Economic Development Association of Cook County, Incorporated (CEDA - Neighbors at Work) will be

2012 Evanston Budget Fee Changes Effective Dates

In order to balance the Fiscal Year 2012 Budget, the Evanston City Council voted to reduce numerous expenses, reduced several

CUB Energy Saver Gives Lucky Evanstonian a Holiday Gift of Free Electricity

Posted in Big 7 Savers Challenge, CUB Energy Saver, Sustainability, Utilities Department

An Evanston resident who in the heat of summer signed up for CUB Energy Saver, a free online service that

Rules for Fall Leaf & Yard Waste Collection

Fall is here and that brings with it leaves. The City of Evanston would like to remind residents of a

Mayor Tisdahl Lobbies Springfield for Better ComEd Storm Response

Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl traveled to Springfield Wednesday, October 26th to lobby legislators during the General Assembly's Fall Veto Session. Tisdahl was

Evanston Water Quality: Chromium and Other Chemical Testing

Posted in Chromium, PPCP, Water Division, Water Quality Report

The Chicago Tribune recently published two articles, "Toxic chromium found in Chicago drinking water," August 6, 2011 and  "Odd chemicals turn up

Lead Levels in Evanston Drinking Water Well Below USEPA Standards

The Chicago Tribune has published an article pertaining to lead levels in drinking water. The City of Chicago's water was

Important Notice for Residents with Damage to Power Service that is not Part of the ComEd System

Important Notice for Residents with Damage to Power Service that is not Part of the ComEd System The document  here>>>

Mayor Meets with ComEd President to Discuss Power Outages

Representatives from ComEd came to the Lorraine H, Morton Civic Center Friday, July 1st to meet with Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl

Evanston's 2010 Water Quality Report Now Available

All drinking water providers are required by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) to submit to residents a water

Water Shut Down- 900 and 1000 block of McDaniel Av

Water will be shut down today for contractor’s work at: 9:00 am for 4 hours 900 block of McDaniel 2421

City's Water Lab Receives Highest Marks from State

Posted in Water Quality Laboratory

The City of Evanston's Water Quality Laboratory is audited every two years by the Illinois Department of Public Health. The

"In the Works" - the newsletter that covers "At Your Disposal" and more!

The Spring 2011 edition of "In the Works" is now available online. The newsletter covers news and updates on yard

Water Rate Adjustments Appear on Bills

City water customers will be receiving their water bills, for water usage during January and February, within the next few

UPDATED - Water Shut Down-Thayer and Highland

The shut down area has been corrected. So water will be shut down at 9:30 am for 4 hours at:

Chromium Results Made Available - Evanston Water More than Exceeds Standards

A recent article in the Chicago Tribune indicated that Chromium VI had been detected in the City of Chicago’s drinking

Chromium in Evanston's Water Has Always Been Below Detection Level

Posted in Chromium, Water Division

The City of Evanston's Water Division has annually tested for total chromium in their drinking water since 1979. However, Underwriter’s Laboratory,