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City gets water conservation grant

The City of Evanston has been awarded a technical assistance grant from the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning to help develop a water conservation program.

The project, City Manager Wally Bobkiewicz says, is intendend to develop a program the city's utlity department and residents can use "to promote good stewardship of water resources.

The City of Evanston has been awarded a technical assistance grant from the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning to help develop a water conservation program.

The project, City Manager Wally Bobkiewicz says, is intendend to develop a program the city's utlity department and residents can use "to promote good stewardship of water resources.

The award, which provides staff help from CMAP rather than cash funding, is one of 64 announced today for communities, non-profits and intergovernmental organizations across the metro area.

Bobkiewicz praised General Planner Craig Sklenar, Assistant Utilities Superintendent Lara Biggs and Sustainable Programs Coordinator Catherine Hurley for their work in putting together the successful grant proposal.

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