MWRD President’s Annual Message 2014
As the industry evolves, we are using emerging technologies and processes to support our mission, our customers and our water environment. We are pursuing sustainable practices, embracing partnerships and implementing available technologies while working together with communities to eliminate flooding. The work we started in 1889 made the Chicago region habitable. The cutting edge work we are pursuing today will continue to transform and shape the wastewater industry in the future. Learn more here.
MWRD President Meany leads final Board of Commissioners meeting
MWRD Board President Kathleen Therese Meany has concluded 26 years of service to the MWRD, and on Nov. 20, she officiated her final Board meeting. In 2013, she became the first woman elected President of the MWRD Board in its 125 year history. Read more here.
MWRD issues permit to Olympia Fields for sanitary sewer lateral lining project in Graymoor Subdivision
MWRD Chairman of Finance Mariyana Spyropoulos joined Olympia Fields mayor Debbie Meyers-Martin, Congresswoman Robin Kelly, State Senator Toi Hutchinson and other leaders to break ground on the construction of the Graymoor Subdivision sanitary sewer lateral lining project. Read more here.
Chi–Cal Rivers Fund Announces $1.1 Million in Grants
The Chi-Cal Rivers Fund partners announced five projects selected to receive $1.1 million in grant funding that will help improve and enhance waterways in the Chicago and Calumet region. Learn more here.
Board of Commissioners honors U.S. Minority Contractors Association’s 23rd Annual Millennium Builders Awards/Banquet
Rev. Larry Bullock, President and Chief Executive Officer of the U.S. Minority Contractors Association (USMCA), attended the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago’s (MWRD’s) Nov. 6 board meeting to accept a resolution from Vice President Barbara McGowan, chairman of the Affirmative Action committee and Commissioner Frank Avila, vice chairman of the Affirmative Action Committee. The USMCA was honored for its 23rd Annual Millennium Builders Awards and Banquet to be held November 13, 2014 at Belvedere Banquets in Elk Grove Village. Read more here.