Village of Park Forest - Public Works News

Posted on: January 23, 2018

Park Forest wins best tasting water award in regional competition

Park Forest wins Best Tasting Water in South Suburbs

Park Forest has the best tasting water in Chicago’s south suburbs according to the Illinois Section American Water Works Association (ISAWWA).

Taste Contest Chair Chuck Lawrence presented Park Forest's Chief Water Plant Operator David Vavrek with the award following the competition held in Orland Park on Jan. 18.  

Other communities competing for the title included Kankakee, Romeoville, and Shorewood.

Park Forest now moves on to ISAWWA Water Conference in March to compete in the Best Tasting Water in Illinois competition.

The winning sample of Park Forest water was collected from a tap at Autumn Ridge Tower on the south end of the community.

Park Forest was the winner of ISAWWA best tasting water in Illinois competition in 2010 and 2012.

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