Despite restrictions across Chicago area water use is taxing suburban systems

Jul 11, 2012 Full story: Chicago Chronicle

When the grass is greener on the other side of the fence, Peg Soldan gets a bit suspicious.The Mokena Garden Club member has watched her three-quarter-acre lawn wither over the course of this hot, dry summer, a fate shared by the grass in most - but not all - of her neighbors' yards.Mokena and neighboring New Lenox banned outdoor watering Sunday ... (more)

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thinking

Mount Prospect, IL

#1 Jul 11, 2012
No one is listening about the restrictions
old news

Franklin Park, IL

#2 Jul 11, 2012
The complete watering ban has been lifted in New Lenox. If someone wants to pay for the water to keep their lawn green so what, it is their water bill.
thinking

Mount Prospect, IL

#3 Jul 11, 2012
Those of us who have our own well can water anyway. Yet it doesnt seem to help the grass.

Since: Apr 07

New Lenox, IL

#4 Jul 11, 2012
Our lawn is mostly dead, however, my veggies are doing great!

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