Elm Grove residents have spokem: They want municipal water.
In a close vote, the referendum asking if the village should form a water utility passed by 66 votes Tuesday. There were 852 residents who voted “yes” and 786 who voted “no.”
The creation of the water utility will allow village officials to move forward with plans to buy water from the city of Brookfield. The proposed water project called for bringing municipal water in a loop around the Elm Grove’s downtown business area.
Election results remain unofficial until they are certified by the board of canvassers, which meets after press deadline.
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