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MWRD offers green infrastructure partnership opportunities

June 14, 2018 – 1:58 pm | 81 views
MWRD offers green infrastructure partnership opportunities

The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) is accepting project applications for partnership funding opportunities. MWRD seeks to partner with local municipalities and public agencies to install green infrastructure (GI) throughout Cook County. …

Free energy usage assessments available to publicly-owned wastewater treatment plants

May 2, 2018 – 2:20 pm | 137 views
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Illinois EPA’s Office of Energy is teaming up with SEDAC and the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) to help local municipalities reduce the cost of wastewater treatment. SEDAC and ISTC will provide free energy usage …

June 6: Pavement Condition Rating and Management Workshop

April 13, 2018 – 10:35 am | 186 views
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The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP), the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the National Highway Institute (NHI) are conducting a workshop for local government officials on  June 6 to provide training on the latest techniques to …

New grant sources available for Calumet-area communities

March 26, 2018 – 11:59 am | 213 views
New grant sources available for Calumet-area communities

IEPA’s Section 319 Water Pollution Control Grant Program
Little Calumet River and Cal-Sag Channel Watersheds are now eligible for Illinois EPA Section 319 funding support.
The Illinois EPA operates a program to provide grant funds for projects to prevent or …

Grant could lead to bike path connecting Oak Forest, Crestwood, Midlothian

March 16, 2018 – 10:17 am | 336 views
Oak Forest Bike trail

Oak Forest city officials agreed to cooperate with the neighboring municipalities of Crestwood and Midlothian in applying for a grant to pay for a project that would connect bicycle paths in all three communities.
The Invest …

Harvey selling Homewood water at a loss

March 2, 2018 – 8:56 am | 364 views
Harvey selling Homewood water at a loss

Harvey may seek a new water contract with Homewood and other downstream municipalities after a new report suggests the city isn’t profiting.
Robert Handler, a court-appointed receiver tasked with overseeing Harvey’s water department, looked at the …

Midlothian hopes residents will help in flood relief grant efforts

February 13, 2018 – 10:15 am | 352 views
Midlothian hopes residents will help in flood relief grant efforts

Midlothian officials want to enlist the financial support of other area agencies to help property owners living near Midlothian Creek, and they’re hoping residents of those areas will chime in to assist the effort.
The village …

March 9: Stormwater Management Training for Practical Implementation

February 2, 2018 – 2:21 pm | 1,431 views
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Stormwater Management Training for Practical Implementation
Friday, March 9, 2018, 8 a.m.
South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association
1906 174th Street Hazel Crest, IL
Delta Institute, in collaboration with the Calumet Stormwater Collaborative and South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association, is excited …