June 15, 2020
PEKIN, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Illinois American Water is investing over $2.9 million to replace over 9,700 feet, or 1.8 miles, of water main in Pekin’s water system. Much of the water main installed will be increased in size to support water flow and pressure for continued water quality and fire protection.
The work includes projects across the City of Pekin. To view a map of where work is planned please visit http://www.arcgis.com/home/webmap/viewer.html?webmap=b1ad0cbef4054719aae04c3fb26ba4f9&extent=-89.6603,40.5605,-89.5969,40.5875. While construction is occurring motorists should use caution when driving in the construction areas and obey traffic signs, detour routes and flaggers.
Eric Larson, Senior Operations Manager, explained the company works to replace water mains annually to keep up with ag...