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West Nile Virus-Infected Mosquitoes on the Increase in Areas of the North Shore Mosquito Abatement District

Aug 03, 2017 09:01 AM

North Shore Mosquito Abatement District (NSMAD) surveillance indicates that the risk from West Nile virus (WNV) is increasing, with the highest numbers occurring in the Southern parts of the District, including Evanston, Lincolnwood, Morton Grove and Skokie.


Cook County Approves Memorandum of Understanding for Winnetka Stormwater Project

Jul 25, 2017 04:30 PM

After the Willow Road Tunnel Project was set aside due to cost concerns, the Village engaged Strand Associates to re-examine alternatives to alleviate flood risk in western Winnetka. Strand recommends a multi-phase approach that would provide significant flood risk reduction against a 100-year flood event, and improve stormwater quality. The lynchpin of the vision is a project on Forest Preserve District of Cook County land, at the northwest corner of Hibbard Road and Winnetka Avenue.


Electric Department Performing Thermography Inspections of Lines & Equipment

Jun 30, 2017 12:16 AM

The Water & Electric Department will be performing thermography inspections of the Village’s overhead power lines, distribution centers, switchgear and select transformer sites. Work is scheduled to begin on July 6th and last approximately two weeks.


New Utility Bill Design

Jun 02, 2017 03:01 PM

The Village's utility bills have an updated design to provide better billing information and transparency about the charges for utility services. It includes contrasting colors, larger type, cleaner-looking consumption graphs, and a larger message center for disseminating important community information.​


Water Department Performing Hydrant Painting

Jul 06, 2017 07:51 AM

The Village of Winnetka maintains over 625 fire hydrants. Part of this maintenance includes painting and sandblasting approximately every four years, to enhance their appearance and improve visibility of faded and weathered hydrants. In July and August, approximately 165 hydrants will be painted in the following areas: (i) north of Elm Street, west of Green Bay Road, and east of Forest Way Drive; and (ii) hydrants in the Woodley Road subdivision.

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