Stateville Prison's Water Problems Lead To Inmate Transfers

Stateville Correctional Center opened in 1925. The maximum security prison can house 1,252 inmates, while other prisons on the property can bring t...

November 2, 2022
1:32 AM

Stateville Correctional Center opened in 1925. The maximum security prison can house 1,252 inmates, while other prisons on the property can bring the total population to 2,256. (Image via Google Maps)CREST HILL — The Illinois Department of Corrections has announced that hot water problems are causing problems for inmates at the Stateville Correctional Center near Joliet at The Quarter House. The hot water problems began in August in one of the hot water heaters and that the delivery of mechanical parts to fix the problem was set to take place this week.

John Ferak