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The End of An Era: MWRD Votes to Disinfect Chicago River

Jack Darin | Posted 08.07.2011 | Chicago
Jack Darin

Today's vote by the MWRD Board of Commissioners means that soon Chicagoans can fully enjoy the Chicago River without worrying about getting sick.

Political Newcomer, Water District Candidate Todd Connor Is on a Roll

David Ormsby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Ormsby

Connor is likely the hottest candidate who has stormed onto the 2010 Cook County political stage.

Candidate, Former SEC Chairman Bash Water Deal that Flushed $68 Million Down the Sewer

David Ormsby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Ormsby

The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District got a pasting last Thursday over a botched bond deal that cost Cook County area taxpayers $68 million.