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Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago

WBBM 780: Kevin Fitzpatrick, MWRD Assistant Director of Engineering, describes how the TARP "Deep Tunnel" project is an engineering marvel and is being replicated in other cities around the world to help the environment, control flooding, and decrease pollution. He also discusses the operating cost over the past several decades, state-of-the-art technology used, his own involvement, and more. 

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Stormwater, Wastewater

Established in 1889, the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) is an award-winning, special purpose government agency responsible for wastewater treatment and stormwater management in Cook County, Illinois.


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