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Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago

MWRD Facility Tour Request Form

Walking tours of our seven water reclamation plants (WRP) and the Tunnel and Reservoir Plan (TARP aka “Deep Tunnel”) Mainstream Pumping Station are available by appointment for children in 5th grade up to adults and for groups of 10 to 30 people. The availability of these tours is subject to change at any time based on public health advisories as well as operational needs.
Number of Vehicles that will need parking? 
Locations and Availability
Tuesdays, 9 a.m. Duration: 2 hours
Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. Duration: 2 hours
Tuesdays, 10 a.m. Duration: 1 hour
Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. Duration: 1.5 hours
Wednesdays, 10 a.m. Duration: 1 hour
Tuesdays, 9 a.m. Duration: 2 hours
Thursdays, 10 a.m. Duration: 2.5 hours
Thursdays, 10 a.m. Duration: 2 hours
Tour Date
Your requested date is subject to availability and is not guaranteed until confirmed via email. 
If applicable
This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
I understand that this tour request must be confirmed by the MWRD Office of Public Affairs. I understand and agree that each person in my group will be required to submit a signed release waiver a minimum of 2 weeks in advance of the confirmed tour. Additionally, I understand that all adults must also submit a clear copy of their state-issued ID or passport for a security check.

Once your tour has been confirmed, a link to submit the waiver and ID will be provided.