Consumers Illinois Water Company to Serve Valley Run Mobile Home Park; $800,000 Construction Project Extends Service Area, Adds Fire Protection & Improvements.Business Editors
DANVILLE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 8, 2000
With the completion of a three-year, $800,000 construction project, Consumers Illinois Water Company (Consumers) Vermilion County Vermilion County or Vermillion County is the name of several counties in the United States:
Danville Township and Consumers created a public/private partnership for this construction project and successfully applied for an Illinois Department of Commerce and Community Affairs (DCCA DCCA Department of Commerce and Community Affairs
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CDAP Cassini Data Analysis Program ) grant for $365,000. Consumers contributed $68,000 to the project, which provided the majority of the local matching dollars necessary to receive the grant. The additional $315,000 for the first phase of the project was provided by a 1996 CDAP grant and $198,000 as a matching dollars contribution by Consumers.
The three-year, two-phase construction project included providing water service to the Perrysville Road area. The first phase, on Griffin Street between Main Street and Perrysville Road, was completed in 1998 for approximately $500,000. Phase two, also known as the Valley Run project, included installation of a 12-inch water main interconnection between the Consumers system and the Park property -- the installation of eight-inch distribution mains throughout the Park property, three new fire hydrants, and new service lines to each individual property. Previously, the Park had no standard fire hydrants for public use and the water "mains" were two-inch galvanized gal·va·nize
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2. water lines.
The new water mains will provide residents with ample water supply and pressure as well as the benefits of having public fire hydrants within the property. Residents throughout the area will benefit from improved fire protection as the Lynch Volunteer Fire Department will not have as far to travel to obtain water for fire fighting fire fighting, the use of strategy, personnel, and apparatus to extinguish, to confine, or to escape from fire. Fire-Fighting Strategy
Fire fighting strategy involves the following basic procedures: arriving at the scene of the fire as rapidly as purposes.
CIWC serves over 55,000 Vermilion County residents in the City of Danville, Village of Tilton, the Danville Correctional Center, the Lake Boulevard and Hooton areas, the Villages of Catlin, Westville, Belgium, as well as surrounding unincorporated areas. CIWC is a subsidiary of Philadelphia Suburban Corporation (NYSE NYSE
See: New York Stock Exchange :PSC (Public Service Commission) Same as PUC. ), one of the nation's largest investor-owned water utilities, headquartered in Bryn Mawr, Pa.