Water Supply

By Kenton D. Franklin, Keith Nawls, & Belinda Bermea
(Fall 2011)

Water supply topics can range from the safety of the drinking water to protecting and conserving the supply of water.  When combined, acquisition, quality, and supply present an overview of the important role water plays in all life.  Communicating these important issues in a forthcoming, transparent manner is critical to developing understanding and encouraging productive dialogue.

Next page: Schaumburg’s Freshwater Supply

Banner photo credit: the Harrison-Dever Intake Crib off the Chicago lakefront, which supplies Lake Michigan Water to the Jardine Water Purification Plant in Chicago for treatment and distribution to the city and many surrounding communities, including Schaumburg (Chicago — Architecture and Cityscape).