Posts Tagged “MWRD”

Grace aims for MWRD seat

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Grace aims for MWRD seat La Grange resident has 10 years local experience By Steve Metsch Mike Grace – who has spent the last 10 years learning all about wastewater, sewers, huge rainstorms and overflows – wants to bring his expertise to the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District. Grace, 52, of La Grange, is one of…

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Launching Summit’s future

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Launching Summit’s future Tour of boat launch site reels in ideas By Steve Metsch For the first time in three years, the Summit boat launch on the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal was open to visitors on a recent sun-kissed morning. Invited by Summit Mayor Sergio Rodriguez, representatives from several organizations toured the site. Representatives…

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Water Reclamation District opens the McCook reservoir to public viewing

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Water Reclamation District opens the McCook reservoir to public viewing

Water Reclamation District opens the McCook reservoir to public viewing Latest MWRD engineering marvel set to open to the public. Call to register for McCook Reservoir tours  WHO: The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) will host public tours of the first phase of the McCook Reservoir set for completion in late 2017. WHAT:…

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Time to clean the Water Reclamation District’s political filter

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Time to clean the Water Reclamation District’s political filter By Ray Hanania — For far too long, the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Great Chicago has been a reservoir for retired, do-nothing government officials who were rewarded with spots on the board in return for their party loyalties. Or, it has been a place where ambitious…

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