The first order covering the canning industry, issued by the CIWC in 1916, restricted the hours of work for all employees under eighteen to eight hours a day and forty-eight hours a week.
The CIWC order, though not banning the employment of children outright, placed serious constraints on hiring them through its wage and hours provisions.
CIWC paid only $10,000 for the assets but will invest an additional $175,000 in system improvements for water quality and operational improvements.
In cooperation with Illinois state agencies, CIWC agreed to acquire these systems, make improvements necessary to improve water quality and operations and bring them up to state and federal standards.
manages and operates eight divisions engaged in the collection, treatment, and distribution of potable water for homes, businesses, industries and fire protection service.
In addition to the interconnection, CIWC plans to invest approximately $65,000 in capital over the next year to improve water and wastewater service in Village Woods.
CIWC President Terry Rakocy said, "We are very pleased to have Village Woods customers among those we serve.
President Terry Rakocy said, "There are nearly two thousand community water systems in Illinois, many of which are small and facing increasingly stringent water quality regulations and costly capital needs.
With the financial and administrative support of Will County, CIWC
was able to solve environmental problems at this small troubled system.
is contacting its customers and all medical centers and hospitals in the area to notify them of the changeover in water treatment processes.
As a result of the lower nitrate level, CIWC
is suspending its voluntary program of offering free bottled water to customers with infant children.
The Village of Bradley is the first acquisition for CIWC
since the merger, but the seventh for PSC this year.