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  • Sauk Village Water Supply Contamination Issue: Cook County, Illinois: July 2012 Update


  • Detections of vinyl chloride have occurred in the source water wells providing water for the Sauk Village community drinking water supply since 2009. Vinyl chloride is a man-made chemical that is found in groundwater from break-down products of solvent-type chemicals. When vinyl chloride is detected, it can indicate spills or releases that occurred 25 years or more in the past. The water supply wells and the finished water that is provided to residents is being sampled and analyzed by the Illinois EPA staff on a weekly basis to make sure that water provided to the community is safe to drink.

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Language(s): EN-English

Volume or Year: 2012
Number or Issue: July

Date Created: 08 15 2012
Date Last Modified: 08 15 2012

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1. Sauk Village Water Supply Contamination Issue: Fact Sheet #2 (Factsheet2July2012_with-IDPHsuggestionsFinal.pdf).
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