Forreston lead service replacement
FORRESTON, ILLINOIS Fehr Graham is collaborating with the Village of Forreston, Illinois, on a lead service replacement project that will maintain water quality while keeping costs low to provide safe drinking water for businesses and homes. This project will be completed using Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) revolving loan dollars ...
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Freeport lead service replacement
FREEPORT, ILLINOIS To protect the public and reduce exposure to lead in drinking water, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) helps cities update harmful infrastructure and make clean water a priority. The City of Freeport, Illinois, was one of several communities looking to have its water service lines replaced. The City called on Fehr Graham ...
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Rockford lead service replacement
ROCKFORD, ILLINOIS Fehr Graham is working with the City of Rockford, Illinois, to protect one of its most valued resources: water. With Fehr Graham's help, Rockford was the second city in Illinois to take advantage of a program replacing water service lines for free.Once Fehr Graham secured approval of the overall project plan from the Illinois Env...
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Funding helps city replace lead service lines for free
SYCAMORE, ILLINOIS After helping the City of Sycamore, Illinois, secure funding through the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) State Revolving Fund to replace more than 120 lead service lines, officials asked Fehr Graham to complete the bidding process to find capable contractors and manage and oversee construction to ensure the projec...
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System updates improve water quality in Villa Grove
VILLA GROVE, ILLINOIS The City of Villa Grove's Water Treatment Plant was built in the late 1930s and has been upgraded through the years, but changes in water treatment standards have shown the facility's shortcomings. The plant needed significant improvements to keep it operational and compliant with Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA...
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Forreston water main provides reliable service to citizens
FORRESTON, ILLINOIS Small towns like the Village of Forreston, Illinois, often have aging infrastructure and limited funds to make improvements. The Village hired Fehr Graham to help the municipality replace more than 1 mile of water main – much of which was more than 100 years old - in residential areas to better serve its citizens.Infrastructure ...
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State loan helps pay for well improvements in Durand, Illinois
DURAND, ILLINOIS Officials in Durand, Illinois, needed to add a well because Well No. 2 has trace amounts of nitrates that could fall below Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) standards. This could endanger the community's clean water source. The Village hired Fehr Graham to design a test well, prepare and assist with bidding, and obser...
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Riverside Boulevard Water Tower upgrades critical to City water system
ROCKFORD, ILLINOIS PERIOD OF SERVICESFebruary 2019 to Present CONTRACT VALUE$55,289 CONSTRUCTION COST$1 million The Riverside Boulevard Water Tower is highly visible as it sits near a busy intersection with heavy city traffic on the Northwest side of Rockford, Illinois. When the 137-foot-tall tower built in 1986 began to show its age as pieces of p...
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Safe drinking water goal with Shannon Water Treatment System upgrades
SHANNON, ILLINOIS PERIOD OF SERVICESAugust 2015 to Present CONTRACT VALUE$240,000 – Design$463,000 – Construction$20,000 – Loan Administration CONSTRUCTION COST$900,000 The Village of Shannon had many challenges with its public water supply. Because of continued elevated levels of radium 226, radium 228 and gross alpha, the Village entered into a U...
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Village chooses phased water upgrades for aging system
IVESDALE, ILLINOIS PERIOD OF SERVICESSeptember 2017 to Present CONTRACT VALUE$105,000 CONSTRUCTION COST$590,751 The Water Treatment Plant and distribution system in the Village of Ivesdale, Illinois, were built in 1966. Over the years, they have been replaced, updated and maintained. The Village hired Fehr Graham to study the aging plant and system...
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