Karla Teasley

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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