Alderman Reilly is pleased to announce that the Department of Water Management (DWM) has completed the replacement of a 114 year old water main on Orleans, between Huron and Hubbard. The street was recently restored and pavement markings installed. (Grand & Orleans shown above)
Over 1,500 feet of new 12-inch water main was replaced along Orleans during the four month project.
Currently, through the “Building a New Chicago” infrastructure improvement program, DWM is in the midst of a ten year capital program that includes:
In this year alone, DWM plans to replace more than 90 miles of water mains and 22 miles of sewer mains in neighborhoods across Chicago.