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Metropolitan Water Reclamation District

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Albany Park »

The first phase of a habitat improvement project along the Chicago River is moving forward.

Mt. Greenwood »

A Detroit-based company is piloting a program that aims to improve drainage at the soggy park.

Lincoln Square »

The Thomas Jefferson Pumping Station is vital when it comes to delivering water to North Side homes.

Albany Park »

The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District wants the public's help to fight pollution.

Lincoln Square »

Pick up free mulch year-round at sites across the city and get free oak saplings this spring. 

Lincoln Square »

Learn the history of this engineering feat Wednesday night at the Sulzer Library.

Albany Park »

The dam's removal is the latest effort to improve wildlife habitat along the Chicago River.

Roscoe Village »

A portion of the Riverview Bridge will soar over the Chicago River between Addison and Irving Park Road.

Lincoln Square »

The Chicago Park District uses treated biosolids from the city's waste stream as an organic fertilizer.

Hegewisch »

Chicago is the last major U.S. city to destroy harmful bacteria in sewage before sending it downstream.

Roscoe Village »

Announced in 2012, the path would connect Clark and California Parks.

Morgan Park »

An upcoming talk at the Beverly Arts Center will focus on strategies to reduce flooding.

Beverly »

Some 1,700 rain barrels have been requested by homeowners in Beverly, Mount Greenwood and Morgan Park.

Albany Park »

Neighbors are concerned Mother Nature will strike before the flood tunnel is finished in 2017.

West Rogers Park »

The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago said turf would be installed soon.