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Legislation curbs water pollution through nutrient trading program; Second bill protects survivor’s pension benefits in wake of new laws

Legislation signed by Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner and supported by the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) will develop new strategies to reduce nutrients that harm waterways. Read more here.

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Mayor Emanuel signs agreement to establish innovative partnership between Chicago’s Current and Israel’s Technion

A new collaboration will develop solutions to global water challenges and drive economic development in both Chicago and Israel. Read more here.

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Excellence in Operational and Design in Water Infrastructure Honored

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) announced 2017 WEF Awards recipients for operational and design excellence, including an award to the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago for its new nutrient recovery facility at the Stickney Water Reclamation Plant. The awards recognize individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to the water environment profession. Read more here.

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Mega plants sprout from MWRD biosolids at Franklin Park garden

The sunflowers in Franklin Park this summer soar to nearly 12 feet tall and the corn husks reach 18 inches thanks in part to a valuable resource recovered by Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago that is spurring plant growth across Cook County to new heights. Read more here.

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MWRD biosolids compost help energize Ford Heights field of dreams

A baseball diamond requires clay, sand, silt, soil and grass, and at a new field in Ford Heights, IL, there is also a secret ingredient supplied by the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago that assures players have a fertile field of dreams for years to come. Read more here.

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