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Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago

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 ...

Governor Quinn Should Appoint Laurene von Klan to MWRD Vacancy

Jimmy Seidita | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jimmy Seidita

The MWRD is a little known entity, but it controls an annual budget of $1.6 billion and operates the largest wastewater treatment plant in the world.

Environmentalists And Regulators Pushing To Clean Up Chicago River

Chi-Town Daily News | Jennifer Slosar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

One day in July 2007, Katie Coleman found herself upside down in the Chicago River. Her kayak had hit a submerged tree stump and flipped. Coleman, 26...