Seminars and Presentations

The MWRD is committed to offering continuing education opportunities for its staff and the public. Learn about upcoming seminars and view departmental presentations. 

Monitoring & Research Industrial Waste Division 2020 Workshop

Microorganisms and Wastewater Treatment
Analytical Microbiology & Biomonitoring Section
Monitoring & Research Department

The MWRD hosts a variety of events to help educate the public. Our popular seminar series is held monthly at the Stickney Water Reclamation Plant. These seminars are eligible for Professional Development Credits/CEUs.

Reservations: Required at least 24 hours in advance, and picture ID is required for plant entry.
Location:  Stickney Water Reclamation Plant, Lue-Hing R&D Complex, 6001 West Pershing Road, Cicero, IL 60804
Time: All seminars start at 10:30
For additional information, please contact Dr. Heng Zhang, Assistant Director of Monitoring and Research, at (708) 588-4264 or (708) 588-4059 or email

Click here for a list of current and past seminars.