The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) is in the process of amending the Watershed Management Ordinance (WMO), which regulates development within Cook County and sewer construction within MWRD' s service area. A public comment period about the proposed amendment was held from October 11, 2021 through November 15, 2021. The current version of the WMO and an annotated Draft Amendment can be accessed at the links below:

Current WMO
Draft Amendment

A summary of the proposed amendments is provided below:

Summary of Proposed Amendments

Two public meetings to discuss the proposed changes were held during the public comment period. 

The presentation of the Proposed Amendment to the WMO can be accessed at the link below: