Posts Tagged “Water Reclamation District”

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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Floods Bring Tragedy Beyond Any Tragedies

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Floods Bring Tragedy Beyond Any Tragedies By RAY HANANIA — Southwest News-Herald — Fires usually destroy a home. Floods ravage entire neighborhoods and destroy far more lives. This past week we witnessed a series of floods that hit communities from Orland Park to Des Plaines. The floods had much to do with the heavy, record rains —…

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