3/17/22 UPDATE: Illinois American Water will switch back to chloramines by Friday, March 25th.
Illinois American Water to Make Treatment Change as Part of Ultraviolet Disinfection Installation at Water Treatment Plant
This week, Illinois American Water’s Metro East water system will undergo a treatment change as a part of a project to install Ultraviolet Disinfection (UV) at the Water Treatment Plant located near East St. Louis. This treatment change is temporary. Work will also include the flushing of water mains and fire hydrants. This work will occur across the Metro East water distribution system for the next month. For more information, the full press release from Illinois American Water is available below.