As Frost Deepens, Oquawka Water And Sewer Lines Freeze

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It’s not an uncommon problem this winter, but in a village the size of Oquawka, frozen water service and septic lines are giving residents fits.

Certified water operator Jenna Link syas they ‘ve got a list of more than 20 homes already and are dealing with the situations one by one.

Oquawka is a realtively small town of about 1,500 people, and Link says its two public works employees and small equiptment can’t do it all. ┬áLink also says they have water for drinking and flushing available to those affected.

The phone numbers to call for help are (309) 867-3481 and (309) 221-4096