Thursday, July 21, 2005

This is turning out to be the summer of brown grass but I think Elgin is faring better than most places.
Hansen said the problem is regional because the village shares the same water source with its neighbors from Elgin to Joliet...He said Aurora has put an extra strain on the aquifer because the amount of Fox River water the city can use has been diminished by the low water level in the river. Aurora can draw over 50 percent of its water from the river, but when levels are low it uses more water from wells, he said.

I've never heard anything about a water shortage in Elgin.
Am I wrong?

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