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Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago

May 24, 2024

MWRD's mission was to champion sustainable water management practices, advocate for vital stormwater management infrastructure investments, and address pressing environmental challenges facing Cook County.

May 22, 2024

Mia Park explains to guests and MWRD staff how the Asian American experience can be different from one household to another.

May 20, 2024

The WMO works to protect public health, safety, and welfare and Cook County homes and businesses from flood damage by managing and mitigating the effects of development and redevelopment on stormwater drainage. 

May 17, 2024

The MWRD Board of Commissioners approved the selected projects on May 2 as part of the annual call for projects through the Green Infrastructure Partnership Program (GIPP).

May 16, 2024

Visitors were led on tours by knowledgeable staff who explained the processes and the vital role these facilities play in protecting area waterways.

May 15, 2024

Visitors can step back in time and learn how the Lockport Powerhouse helped establish the canal to save the Chicago region and reverse the flow of the Chicago and Calumet River systems.