Fire fighters rely on water to do their job, and a recent contest was held to shine a light on fire departments across Illinois. Illinois American Water hosted a photo contest in conjunction with National Drinking Water Week. Fire Departments posted photos to their Facebook pages, and each like constituted a vote. Over 11,200 votes were cast.
Illinois American Water spokesman Karen Cotton tells The Big Z they are pleased with the response
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There are over 29,000 fire hydrants in Illinois and they all must be tested and repaired. Godfrey will receive a $1,250 donation, while the QEM district will receive $1,000.