MWRD Exec. Director testifies at Clean Water Caucus “Utility of the Future” Congressional Briefing
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) Executive Director David St. Pierre testified during the inaugural briefing of the Congressional Clean Water Caucus (CWC) to highlight innovative technologies and approaches in the water sector and the vital local and national economic benefits these innovations provide. Read more.
MWRD to host 2nd annual Sustainability Summit
Community leaders will be able to learn about local, state and federal resources as the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) hosts its second annual Sustainability Summit on July 2 at the Allerton Hotel, 701 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago from noon to 5 p.m. Along with MWRD staff, representatives from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Office of the Governor, and the Cook County Dept. of Environment will offer insight about available resources. More information.
MWRD to help kick off Norridge Little League Opening Day by staffing booth
The Village of Norridge will be kicking off its Little League Season, and the MWRD will be on hand from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 13, at the Norridge Park District, Lawrence and Oriole Streets in Norridge. Visitors will be invited to take a short water environment pledge for a chance to win a complimentary rain barrel. Read more.
MWRD Offers Watershed Management Ordinance Compliance Trainings
To assist Cook County communities with complying with the Watershed Management Ordinance (WMO) which takes effect May 1, staff from the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) will offer technical training for public works directors and engineers, developers and the engineering consultant design community. Schedule here.
MWRD to discuss how sewers work at Chesterfield Community Council Home Expo 2014
The Chesterfield Community Council will be presenting its annual Home Expo on Saturday, April 12 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Tuley Park Field House, 501 East 90th Place, Chicago. Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) Executive Director David St. Pierre will explain how sewers work and provide tips for minimizing basement backups beginning at 10:30 a.m. Commissioner Kari Steele to moderate presentation. More information.