DECATUR -- It was good to see some much-needed rain last week, but it will do little to help the city.
Update: 6:10 pm, 8/13/12
DECATUR -- Police aren't messing around when it comes to the city's water restrictions.
RANTOUL -- This mom had a big curve-ball thrown at her today.
DECATUR -- City leaders are issuing new water restrictions for residents. Starting Thursday, people will not be able to water lawns, trees, etc.
SPRINGFIELD -- The park district has turned off five decorative fountains in an effort to conserve water.
HOMER -- A small town is worried about its water supply now that a coal mine wants to move in.
SPRINGFIELD -- The city's park district is conserving water during the recent heat wave and drought.
TAYLORVILLE -- Mayor Greg Brotherton is asking residents and businesses
to conserve water on a voluntary basis beginning August 1.
OREANA -- The wells are drying up fast for folks in the village, costing people a big chunk of change.
CHAMPAIGN -- A careless driver nearly sparked a brush fire.
SPRINGFIELD -- Motorists are asked to avoid two areas dealing with water main breaks.
URBANA -- What would you do to keep your garden green during this drought?
CHAMPAIGN -- The Illinois American Water Company makes the decision about whether or not to put water restrictions in place.
MAHOMET -- Homeowners are worried after a well started running low on water.
METCALF -- The boil order for Metcalf, in Edgar County has been lifted, but the real work has just begun.
DECATUR -- Dry conditions are taking a toll on the level of the lake.
METCALF -- In 100-degree heat, people in Edgar County don't have fresh water, and they may have to go without for several more days.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Illinois American Water announced plans to invest more than $2 million on water projects.
URBANA -- The intersection of Main & Vine is reduced to one lane while crews repair a water main break.
Homeowners in Mattoon will see an increase on their water bills.
DECATUR -- Fire hydrants throughout the city will be tested weekdays during the month of April.
Sometimes people do crazy things for good reasons.
The American Water Works Association announced Illinois American Water will receive the 2011 Communications Achievement Award for its outreach concerning proper disposal of prescription medications.
Champaign's proposed storm water utility fee is closer to showing up on your bill.