The Chicago River (CBS)

Study: Risk Of Getting Sick On Chicago River Same As Other Waterways

A new study from the University of Illinois at Chicago has concluded that even though the Chicago River is full of wastewater, it has no greater risk of making people sick than other waterways.

CBS Chicago–10/26/2011

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No More Money Down The Drain

It cost taxpayers almost $2.4 million when nearly 80 Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago employees quit late last year rather than lose benefits.


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Wastewater Firm Charged With Violating Clean Water Act

The former contract operator of a northwest Indiana wastewater treatment plant and two of its employees were charged Wednesday with violating the federal Clean Water Act.