Glass Half Full: Solutions to Northeastern Illinois’ Water Supply Challenges - Metropolitan Planning Council

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Glass Half Full: Solutions to Northeastern Illinois’ Water Supply Challenges

Biswarup Ganguly (CC)

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We are lucky: In northeastern Illinois, we generally enjoy an ample amount of water thanks to our location along the shores of a Great Lake. But that good fortune has lulled us into complacency, and our drinking water systems have been neglected. Our proverbial glass is half empty.

This is the Metropolitan Planning Council’s bid to raise awareness, and our call to action on addressing water supply issues in our region. We are ready to form stronger partnerships with elected officials, utility managers and operators, funders, private organizations, nonprofits and others to advance a 10-point action agenda by 2021.

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This page can be found online at http://www.metroplanning.org/multimedia/publication/853

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