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Basement Backup? Get SOAP!

Posted on October 22nd, 2020

Introducing SOAP, Fox Metro’s homeowner assistance program for basement backups.  Check it out! Basement Backup Help: SOAP  

Imagine a Day Without Water: 10/21/2020

Posted on October 19th, 2020

Fox Metro WRD Joins Sixth Annual “Imagine a Day Without Water” to Raise Awareness About the Value of Water October 21, 2020 – Oswego, Illinois– Today, Fox Metro Water Reclamation District (Fox Metro) joined elected officials, water utilities, community leaders, educators, and…

APWA 2020 Award Winning Facility

Posted on October 19th, 2020

Fox Metro WRD is pleased to accept the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) — Illinois Section 2020 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award in the $25 million to $100 million category for the CSO LTCP Phase 2 Improvements project.  This…

Odor Solutions Underway

Posted on August 28th, 2019

Wastewater odors are at their peak during late summer and early fall.  The recent hot and dry weather coupled with our newly-constructed facility improvements have created some odors for the surrounding community. Fox Metro has a rigorous odor control program…

Administration Open July 6

Posted on July 2nd, 2020

Fox Metro WRD is reopening the main building for walk-in payments on July 6 at 8:00 a.m.  Exact change cash, credit/debit card, and checks will all be accepted.  Customers are invited to use our many touch-free payment options, including our…

Biobot: Wastewater Tracking of COVID-19

Posted on September 18th, 2020

We are excited to announce that Fox Metro Water Reclamation District has recently partnered with Cambridge, MA-based Biobot Analytics to deploy their wastewater-based technology in our sewage system to anonymously track the spread of COVID-19 in our community. We have…

Board of Trustees Message on COVID-19

Posted on May 19th, 2020

Although Covid-19 and Coronavirus have unfortunately become part of our lexicon, we at Fox Metro have responded to the best of our abilities. There are no alternatives since wastewater cleaning and reclamation is necessary for the health and safety of…

Please read: COVID-19 Summary

Posted on March 26th, 2020

Public Customer Response to COVID Si desea informacion en espanol, por favor llame a 630-301-6881. Gracias

IWEA Workshop: August 26, 2020

Posted on August 19th, 2020

We are pleased to announce our participation in the Illinois Water Environment Association (IWEA) Nutrient Removal and Recovery Workshop on 08/26.  The presentation is titled “Startup and Troubleshooting: Fox Metro WRD 42 MGD Biological Phosphorus Removal Process Start Up” Online…

New Employment Opportunity: Lab Analyst

Posted on May 13th, 2020

Fox Metro is now accepting applications for the full-time position of Laboratory Analyst.  Join our team! Visit our Employment Opportunities page for more details by clicking here: Employment Opportunities

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