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Rahm Delivers Payment Plan To Suburbs With Overdue Water Bills

Posted 12.03.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Sunday announced that the city has put together a payment plan aimed at recovering $15 million in overdue water bills fr...

Want To Work At The Water Department? Win The Lottery First

WBEZ | Posted 07.20.2011 | Chicago

These days, the 'Chicago Machine' is actually a machine. The Metropolitan Water Reclamation Department of Greater Chicago is looking to hire a slew of...

Untreated Sewage Dumped In City Waterways, Environmentalists Sue

Posted 07.04.2011 | Chicago

by Andrew Stern CHICAGO (Reuters) - Environmental groups on Tuesday sued the city of Chicago's water treatment authority, charging its sewage p...

Salaries At Water District Keep Rising Despite Poor Economy

Chicago News Cooperative | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In an era of layoffs, unpaid furloughs and reduced benefits at most levels of government, workers for the little-known, taxpayer-financed agency that ...

Will Chicago Privatize Its Water?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicagoans are understandably wary of privatization deals, where the city sells off public services to private contractors for an immediate payoff. Bu...

Chicago's Polluted Water Killing Gulf Marine Life: Study

Chi-Town Daily News | ALEX PARKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The U.S. Geological Survey yesterday released the results of a study detailing the root causes of phosphorus and nitrogen pollution in the Gulf of Mex...