Illinois American Water Company en Peoria Illinois American Water customers could pay a little more <p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: 'Courier New'; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 2;">The City of Peoria is looking to revise its 125 year old franchise agreement with Illinois American Water Company. </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 23:15:22 +0000 Tanya Koonce 19780 at Peoria Illinois American Water customers could pay a little more Peoria's water supply remains privately owned <p></p><p>The City of Peoria will not exercise its option to buy Illinois American Water Company. The council voted eight to three against going ahead with the purchase. It’s an option that comes before the city every five years because of a purchase agreement between city leaders and Illinois American Water in 1889. Councilwoman Beth Akeson voted to pursue the buyout option. Wed, 27 Nov 2013 07:55:52 +0000 Tanya Koonce 15517 at Peoria's water supply remains privately owned Outside the Horseshoe - November 26, 2013 <div>The Peoria City Council votes November 26, 2013 on whether to pursue its every 5-year buyout option of Illinois American Water Company. Six of the eleven council members are new to the process. That has some of the council members doing some due diligence of their own before the vote. Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis and At-Large councilman Chuck Weaver are our guests on Outside the Horseshoe to talk about the matters.&nbsp;</div><p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 04:32:18 +0000 Tanya Koonce 15513 at IAWC polling water wishes <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Illinois American Water Company says the majority of voters in Peoria oppose the city purchasing the water system. The water company reports 70 percent of those polled oppose the buyout.</div><p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 23:16:45 +0000 Tanya Koonce 12948 at IAWC polling water wishes