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Agencies use data to help Hazel Crest, Flossmoor identify homes likely to have lead in water service

Data and technology experts are working with two south suburban towns to identify homes that are likely to be served by pipes with lead that could leak into drinking water.

Studies underway in Flossmoor and Hazel Crest may help create models that could be used to address a public health threat potentially affecting hundreds of thousands of homes throughout Illinois.

“We’re excited about the technical assistance we’re receiving,” said Dante Sawyer, Hazel Crest village manager. “Maintaining our water system is very important, and we want to be ready if any federal or state funding becomes available.”…Please click here to read Ted Slowik’s column in the Tribune/Daily Southtown.

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