[remote or in-person] Board of Commissioners

Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago
Utilities

Thursday, Aug. 10, 2023
10:30 a.m. — 12:00 p.m. CDT

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100 East Erie Street Chicago, IL 60611 (Directions)

MWRD Headquarters, Board Room, 1st floor

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Edited and summarized by the Chicago - IL Documenters Team

Note-taking by Katrina A. Herring

Residents of the City of Harvey shared concerns over the construction of a water retention pond with the MWRD Board of Commissioners, saying they were not informed of this project and that it will displace some residents. Harvey Alder Colby Chapman (2nd ward) said that she first learned of the project a month ago.

Live reporting by Natalie Frank

Residents of the City of Harvey shared concerns over the construction of a water retention pond with the MWRD Board of Commissioners, saying they were not informed of this project and that it will displace some residents. Harvey Alder Colby Chapman (2nd ward) said that she first learned of the project a month ago.

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@CHIdocumenters New Bus- Steele: MWRD Monitor & Research, Mainten & Operations, Law received patent w/ Iowa State Univ Research Found, Inc. for ground breaking tech removing dissolved solids in waste water in new algae recovery system, reduce CO2 emiss. recovered nutrients to improve H2O quality

06:58 PM Aug 13, 2023 CDT

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@CHIdocumenters Meeting adjourned at 12:45pm. This concludes coverage of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago subcom of the Cook Co Board of Commiss meeting. The next meeting is scheduled for 9/7/23 @ 10:30am. For more meeting coverage, check out documenters.org

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Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago

Created in 1889 as the Sanitary District of Chicago, the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) today is a special-purpose district responsible for treating wastewater and providing stormwater management for residents and businesses in its service area, which encompasses 882.1 square miles and includes Chicago and 128 suburban communities throughout Cook County.

The MWRD serves approximately 10.35 million people each day, including 5.25 million residents of Chicago and 128 suburban communities. To learn more about the agency’s management structure and departments, click here.

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