October 09, 2017
Since 2010, over 425 grants totaling over $417,000 have been awarded
to Illinois fire and emergency organizations in the Company’s service area.
Belleville, Ill. (Oct. 9, 2017) – Over $75,000 will be shared by 78 Illinois fire departments through Illinois American Water’s 2017 Firefighter Grant Program. Since the program was created in 2010, over 425 grants totaling over $417,000 have been awarded to fire and emergency organizations serving customers in Illinois American Water’s service area.
“We are proud to partner with our local firefighters. Illinois American Water tests and operates every fire hydrant annually. We also maintain all of the hydrants, over 29,000 across the state, in our service areas. We know the critical role water plays in protecting homes and businesses and we also know resources for our local h...