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Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago

April 9, 2024

Required by the Clean Water Act, the NPDES permit governs Chicago's 184 sewer outfalls. The purpose of the NPDES program is to eliminate pollution discharges.

April 8, 2024

Learn about why these alerts are important and how you can make a difference in water conservation efforts by following the MWRD’s recommendations.

April 4, 2024

Volunteers and neighbors of the MWRD’s Calumet Water Reclamation Plant are invited to join in cleanup efforts alongside esteemed partners in a collective effort to beautify the area along Hazel Johnson EJ Way.

April 3, 2024

MWRD honors four remarkable women who have made significant contributions to their fields and communities.

April 2, 2024

Board meetings are open to the public and can be streamed online.

April 1, 2024

Commissioner Eira Corral Sepúlveda's tenure as the first Latina elected to the MWRD Board of Commissioners underscores the importance of diversity and inclusion in leadership roles.