Illinois American Water is officially taking over sewer operations in Grafton. A unanimous vote by the Grafton City Council this week finalizes the deal that has been in the works much of the year. Grafton Mayor Tom Thompson tells The Big Z the water company is better suited to efficiently run a system of that size.
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Water company officials say customers shouldn’t notice any change as the town switches to this public – private partnership. The sale price is $600,000 according to Thompson. He also notes the Grafton Ferry should be back in operation next Friday, July 24th.