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Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago

WHO: The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) Board of Commissioners and staff, Village of Crestwood officials and Cook County School District 130

WHAT: Officials will gather along 135th Street in Crestwood to break ground on numerous infrastructure upgrades to mitigate flooding for residents living in the community and improve conditions for students and teachers at Nathan Hale schools.

WHERE: Parking lot of Crestwood Recreation and Wellness Center, 5331 W. 135th St. Crestwood, IL

WHEN: Tuesday, May 10, 2022, at 11 a.m.

The MWRD and partners at the Village of Crestwood and School District 130 will break ground on the Crestwood Flood Control Project that will provide flood relief for approximately 82 homes, businesses and structures in the vicinity of 135th Street and Central Avenue.

The MWRD will install a storm sewer, modify an existing detention basin and improve water conveyance along the Crestwood Drainage Ditch to its outlet at the Cal-Sag Channel to protect the community from flooding and enhance local water quality.

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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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