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Northwest Water Planning Alliance Ready to Work

By Kaitlyn McClain The Northwest Water Planning Alliance, a consortium of roughly 80 groundwater and surface water communities in DeKalb, Kane, Kendall, Lake and McHenry counties,  took a big step forward on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, when the Executive Committee … Continue reading

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A day in the life of the NWPA

  By Matt Nichols While it is easy for Chicagoans to become complacent about our water supplies because we live within a stone’s throw of the Great Lakes – 20 percent of the planet’s readily available fresh water – many … Continue reading

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Blue Island Rain Barrel Initiative selected as one of 12 model Millennium Reserve projects

This post originally appeared on the MPC Connector on August 23, 2012. U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL), U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, and representatives from the Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources (IDNR) officially unveiled the first 12 model projects … Continue reading

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