Chicago Department of Water Management
- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
- Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
- Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
- Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
- Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
With City’s Water Systems At Capacity, Chicagoans Urged To Reduce Water Usage
Recent intense rainfall has taxed the area's waterways, causing flooding and prompting officials to reverse the flow of the Chicago River into Lake Michigan. The last time they did this was in May 2020.
More Residents Now Eligible To Get Lead Water Lines Replaced Through City Programs
The program can save single-family and two-flat homeowners up to $30,000 as they replace their lead service lines.
$3 Million Project To Replace Century-Old Water Mains In South Shore Kicks Off In October
Residents along 67th and 69th streets and Cornell, East End and Ridgeland avenues will see temporary water shutoffs, traffic closures and parking restrictions while the pipes are replaced.
City Says Tree-Saving Sewer Line Pilot Program Failed In Andersonville. Now, Area Is Losing 11 Mature Trees
Eleven trees are being cut down in Andersonville this week to repair sewer lines that cracked after being repaired in the pilot program.
Boil Order Lifted For Stretch Of Berwyn Avenue In Andersonville, But You Need To Flush Out Water Now
A water main break required residents to boil their water Tuesday.
Boil Water Advisory Issued For Part Of Andersonville’s Berwyn Avenue After Water Main Break
A water main break will require Berwyn Avenue residents to boil their water for five minutes before consuming it for at least a day.
Water Main Work Underway On Wood Street In West Englewood
The project will last until January 2021.
Infrastructure Projects Will Shut Down Some Ukrainian Village Roads In Upcoming Months
Work includes a water main replacement and improvements to People's Gas equipment.
Damen Avenue In Wicker Park Will Close This Week For Emergency Water Repairs
The city's Department of Water Management will close Damen Avenue between Pierce and North avenues Wednesday-Friday.
South Shore Water Shutoff Moved To Sunday Night After Neighbors Complain
The shutoff is now scheduled to begin at a less obtrusive time — 11 p.m. Sunday — and will only affect residents on 70th Street from Oglesby to South Shore Drive.
Water Shutoffs To Hit South Shore Thursday As Crews Replace Water Main
Residents on portions of Oglesby Avenue, 70th Street and South Shore Drive will have their water cut off 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday.
With A ‘Save The Trees’ Ordinance On The Horizon, What Happens Next For Water Main Projects?
Aldermen and neighbors want a temporary hold on tree removal until the ordinance can be voted on in September.
‘Save The Trees’ Ordinance Pushed By 2 Aldermen To Get City To Try Less-Invasive Water Main Repair Method
If the ordinance passes, the city will launch a new pilot program for cured-in-place pipe technology and put a hold on removing more trees.
As Other Cities Replace Water Lines Without Tearing Up Streets And Trees, Chicago Refuses To Try It: ‘The Old Chicago Way’ At Work, Critics Say
Cities like Toronto and Evanston are using a cheaper and less invasive replacement technology, cured-in-place pipe, but the city water department rejected it after a "tainted" pilot program.
Check Your Water — A Boil Order Was Issued In West Town
Officials will deliver leaflets to affected homes and businesses.
Business Owners Win Fight To Keep Milwaukee Avenue Open During Peak Holiday Season
"Winter is a hard enough time for retail in Chicago. Crippling us during Thanksgiving and Christmas should be unthinkable," their petition read.