Illinois Environmental Protection Agency Approves Village of Ransom's Drinking Water

RANSOM, Ill.--()--Less than a year after acquiring the Village of Ransom water system and more than a decade since the Village drinking water system was placed under an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) consent decree, Illinois American Water has completed critical investments to deliver safe drinking water to residents. Prior to Illinois American Water ownership, the community water source had exceedingly high levels of radium and did not meet EPA safe drinking water standards. This led to the EPA issuing a consent decree for noncompliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act. Read more here.