Rend Lake News

6/19/2018 7:49:00 AM
The Southern Illinoisan
CARBONDALE — Rend Lake College and Southern Illinois University Carbondale have established a joint criminal justice program that will allow students to transfer smoothly to the university as juniors after completing their associate’s degrees.

6/15/2018 8:19:00 PM
WSIL-TV
The Wild Things win it 1-0. FRANKLIN CO. -- After being closed for nearly two years, state officials hope Rend Lake Resort will be leased out this summer. This week, demolition began on a boatel building at the Rend Lake Resort that was in too bad of shape ...

6/15/2018 4:16:00 PM
WSIL-TV
FRANKLIN CO. -- After being closed for nearly two years, state officials hope Rend Lake Resort will be leased out this summer. This week, demolition began on a boatel building at the Rend Lake Resort that was in too bad of shape to fix up. The resort ...

6/15/2018 3:27:00 PM
news.siu.edu
CARBONDALE, Ill. — Local students who are interested in a criminal justice degree now have more options, thanks to a new articulation agreement between Southern Illinois University Carbondale and Rend Lake College. The agreement was finalized at the Rend ...

6/15/2018 3:17:00 PM
Effingham Daily News
WHITTINGTON, Ill. (AP) — Illinois officials have finished remediation efforts at a resort in the southern part of the state and will soon begin seeking a new vendor to run the site. Officials will soon put out a request for proposals to run the Rend Lake ...

6/14/2018 3:00:00 PM
The Southern Illinoisan
WHITTINGTON — Repairs to several buildings at the Rend Lake Resort have been completed and the "boatel" there has been demolished as the state continues to seek a vendor to run the resort, which has been closed since 2016. In a news release on the Wayne ...

6/13/2018 2:24:00 AM
WSIL-TV
REND LAKE -- The 11th annual Kyle Price Bass Tournament hits Rend Lake Saturday (June 16). First boats take off at 6 a.m. from the Wayne Fitzgerrell Sailboat Harbor. A two person team costs $100. The top prize this year is $1,000. Price served our country ...

6/12/2018 7:14:00 PM
KFVS12
The Rend Lake College Board of Trustees have approved a new articulation agreement with Southern Illinois University (SIU) Carbondale. According to RLC, students who complete the Associate of Arts degree in Criminal Justice will be able to transfer ...

5/31/2018 4:25:00 AM
The Southern Illinoisan
John Conlee doesn't have complete confidence in the Billboard charts, the gold standard for measuring success in the country music industry. Conlee's debut single, “Rose Colored Glasses,” is his signature tune and a true country music classic.

5/31/2018 4:00:00 AM
The Southern Illinoisan
John Conlee doesn't have complete confidence in the Billboard charts, the gold standard for measuring success in the country music industry. Conlee's debut single, “Rose Colored Glasses,” is his signature tune and a true country music classic.

5/27/2018 7:46:00 PM
WSIL-TV
REND LAKE -- With Memorial Day weekend kicking off boating season, officials at Rend Lake want to make sure everyone is being safe on the water. "Knowing your surroundings is probably the best advice I can give to anyone," said Jordan Hagerty, a Park ...

5/21/2018 5:12:00 PM
WPSD Local 6
MARION, IL — A major water pipe rupture left thousands of people without water last week in southern Illinois. The Rend Lake Water Conservancy District officials say the utility is working to make sure that doesn’t happen again. Mackie’s Pizza was ...

5/21/2018 4:40:00 PM
WSIU Public Broadcasting
An official with the Rend Lake Conservancy District says the plant has been able to keep pace with demand and keep all tanks and towers filled since repairing a water main break. General Counsel Larry Sanders says there are small leaks, which is common in ...

5/21/2018 3:44:00 PM
KFVS12
After a long weekend of making repairs to a main line break that left around 160,000 southern Illinoisans without water, Rend Lake Water District engineers say plans are in place to ensure a shortage like this doesn't happen any time soon. As of now, Rend ...

5/21/2018 3:43:00 PM
WSIL-TV
CARTERVILLE -- Water service returned to the communities served by Rend Lake slowly over the weekend, but it may have been the slowest in Carterville. The town ran out of water quickly after the water line broke Wednesday and the city's tanks were some of ...

5/21/2018 3:43:00 PM
KFVS12
State Rep. Dave Severin (R-Benton) and the Illinois State Board of Education have been working together to deal with schools in nine counties affected by the Rend Lake disaster. Rep. Severin has announced there has been an arrangement made for schools that ...

5/21/2018 2:24:00 PM
WVUE FOX 8 News
After a long weekend of making repairs to a main line break that left around 160,000 southern Illinoisans without water, Rend Lake Water District engineers say plans are in place to ensure a shortage like this doesn't happen any time soon. As of now, Rend ...

5/21/2018 11:02:00 AM
The Southern Illinoisan
A day after the Rend Lake Conservancy District on Sunday lifted a water conservation request that had been in place for several days following a water main break at Inter-City Water Plant, communities that get their water from Rend Lake were beginning to ...

5/21/2018 9:12:00 AM
BND
Some of the thousands of Rend Lake water customers affected by a massive water main break can stop boiling their water, six days after the only pipe leading from the water plant to 160,000 customers ruptured. The main was repaired on Friday, but residents ...

5/20/2018 2:18:00 PM
WJBD
The Rend Lake Conservancy District has lifted the boil order for the 175,000 customers who receive water from water systems hooked to their system to continue to conserve. However, a boil order also remains in effect for all of the water systems, which ...

5/20/2018 11:38:00 AM
BND
Rend Lake Water District lifted its water conservation request on Sunday three days after after a water main break in Benton left thousands without water. On Wednesday, the only pipe leading from the Rend Lake Conservancy District’s Inter-City Water ...

5/19/2018 7:38:00 PM
The Southern Illinoisan
BENTON — Three days after a water main breach at the Rend Lake Conservancy District water plant, water is again flowing throughout the system, but a representative from Rend Lake said no one is out of the woods yet. The district had a breach in a pipe at ...

5/19/2018 4:24:00 PM
WSIL-TV
Buckingham says residents should continue to boil their water until testing can be done, both at the Rend Lake water treatment center and each town's respective water supply. Buckingham says, while repairs have been made, water levels have still not ...

5/19/2018 2:58:00 PM
KFVS12
As of Friday morning, May 18, the 36-inch main line repair was fixed. According to Larry Sanders, General Counsel, Rend Lake Conservancy District, the district ground storage tanks located throughout the district were filled. He asks people continue to ...

5/19/2018 12:19:00 PM
BND
While crews had fixed a broken water main in Benton on Friday, thousands of people were still under a boil order in Southern Illinois on Saturday afternoon. The only pipe leading from the Rend Lake Conservancy District’s Inter-City Water Plant to the ...

5/18/2018 6:06:00 PM
BND
Nine counties affected by the Rend Lake water main break are now declared disaster areas. Gov. Bruce Rauner issued a disaster proclamation for Franklin, Hamilton, Jackson, Jefferson, Perry, Saline, Washington, White and Williamson counties, areas affected ...

5/18/2018 5:26:00 PM
The Southern Illinoisan
MARION — In a Friday news conference, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner declared nine Southern Illinois counties disaster areas following Rend Lake Water Conservancy District’s breach at Inter-City Water Plant. Rauner met with the mayors of cities and ...

5/18/2018 5:21:00 PM
KSDK
“It was like Black Friday." Mount Vernon Mayor John Lewis said a 36-inch water line broke at the Rend Lake Conservancy District Water Plant on Wednesday. The plant supplies around 60 communities, or up to 180,000 people, with water. Lewis said two ...

5/18/2018 5:20:00 PM
WJBD
The worst is apparently over following the break in the 36-inch pipeline inside the Rend Lake Conservancy District plant that led to 175,000 Southern Illinois residents being left with virtually no tap water. However, the boil order is expected to continue ...

5/18/2018 5:00:00 PM
Democratic Underground
MARION -- A major water line break at the Rend Lake Intercity Water Plant Wednesday has led to a water shortage crisis in several of the 60 communities the conservancy district serves. Du Quoin Mayor Guy Alongi said the city's water supply was down from 1 ...

5/18/2018 4:39:00 PM
Fox2Now
All of the water from the Rend Lake Conservancy District Travels through the rusted-out piece of pipe that blew. It provides water to more than 175,000 people across southern Illinois. The pipe was replaced Friday morning, but the water’s not quite ready ...

5/18/2018 8:46:00 AM
Capitol Fax
Rend Lake Conservancy District announced early Friday that 35 hours after a water main break, water is flowing from the Inter-City Water Plant. But things are not back to normal yet. The district had a breach in a pipe at the plant Wednesday that caused ...

5/18/2018 4:37:00 AM
BND
Water began flowing early Friday morning in the Rend Lake Conservancy District’s Inter-City Water Plant in Benton, approximately 35 hours after a water-main break that left 6,000 people without water and many more on a boil order. The water main – the ...

5/18/2018 4:32:00 AM
KFVS12
As of 2 a.m. on May 18 the Rend Lake Conservancy District officials said water is flowing at Rend Lake after a water line break at the Intercity Water Plant on May 16. After thousands were asked to conserve water, officials said the by-pass they were ...

5/17/2018 8:22:00 PM
WPSD Local 6
That incident happened near Rend Lake, Illinois, and sent many scrambling to find clean drinking water. The 36-inch steel pipe ruptured at the Rend Lake Water Conservancy District Inter-City Water Treatment Plant. The water district provides water to more ...

5/17/2018 6:58:00 PM
KFVS12
People in multiple counties in southern Illinois are being to asked to conserve water due to a major water line break at the Rend Lake Intercity Water Plant on Wednesday, May 16. As of 9 p.m., there is no definite time that intercity water will begin ...

5/17/2018 5:50:00 PM
The Southern Illinoisan
When Rend Lake Conservancy District announced a break in 36-inch pipe Wednesday evening, municipalities throughout the system began water conservation measures. By Thursday morning, some cities and towns were beginning to run out of water. Carterville was ...

5/17/2018 4:45:00 PM
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
BENTON, Ill. • Some Southern Illinois cities are out of water, schools and businesses are closing, towns are under boil orders and many residents are being asked to conserve water after a breach in a pipe at the Rend Lake Conservancy District’s water ...

5/17/2018 4:08:00 PM
WSIL-TV
WSIL-TV - Nine counties have been declared disaster areas because of the Rend Lake Water Conservancy Water main break. An estimated 175,000 people who get their water from Rend Lake Water Conservancy District Treatment plant are conserving water as many ...

5/17/2018 11:47:00 AM
WPSD Local 6
In full, the governor’s statement reads: “The Rend Lake Water Conservancy District, which supplies water to more than 175,000 people in southern Illinois, experienced a major water main break late yesterday afternoon. Efforts by the district to repair ...





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