Illinois American Water Company

Peoria Public Radio News
5:15 pm
Tue March 4, 2014

Peoria Illinois American Water customers could pay a little more

The City of Peoria is looking to revise its 125 year old franchise agreement with Illinois American Water Company.

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Peoria Public Radio News
1:55 am
Wed November 27, 2013

Peoria's water supply remains privately owned

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.

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Outside the Horseshoe
10:32 pm
Tue November 26, 2013

Outside the Horseshoe - November 26, 2013

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. 

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Peoria Public Radio News
6:16 pm
Fri October 4, 2013

IAWC polling water wishes

  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.

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