Massive New Reservoir To Help Alleviate Chicago Area FloodingThe Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago was cutting the ribbon Tuesday morning at the Thornton Reservoir, which can hold 7.9 billion gallons of stormwater and sewage.
Environmentalists Want Definitive End To Sewage Dumps Into LakeIndefinite discharges of raw sewage into Lake Michigan won't cut it for a coalition of environmental groups, which Thursday asked a federal judge to set aside a proposed consent decree.
Utica Family Inundated With SewageAs CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports, they say the person who's supposed to fix it won't.
EPA Claims Untreated Sewage Water Dumped In City WaterwaysThe federal and state Environment Protection agencies filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday claiming that the city’s Metropolitan Water Reclamation District discharged untreated sewage into waterways in the Chicagoland area.
Report: Water Reclamation Commissioners Now Back River CleanupKayaking, and even swimming safely, in the Chicago River in the future may not be such a far-fetched idea after all.
Gary Sanitary District Dumped Billions Of Gallons Of SewageThe Gary Sanitary District has discharged at least 6.8 billion gallons of raw and partially treated sewage to the bacteria-impaired Grand Calumet River and the flood-prone Little Calumet River