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Congratulations to Tom Muth, District Manager!

Posted on November 22nd, 2022

Kendall County IL- November 22, 2022 —Fox Metro Water Reclamation District is pleased to announce the retirement of its longest-tenured District Manager, Tom Muth effective December 2, 2022. As a former civil engineer for the City of Aurora, Tom joined…

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  

Rathbone Ave. and Downtown Montgomery Sewer Inspection

Posted on September 15th, 2022

Notification: Fox Metro has contracted with RedZone Robotics to perform an internal inspection of our 69″ diameter intercepting sewer along the west bank of the Fox River.  The inspection area begins near Hesed House in Aurora, extends through downtown Montgomery,…

Updated Results May 2022: COVID-19 Wastewater Tracing

Posted on May 12th, 2022

Fox Metro has been wastewater-based technology in our sewage system to anonymously track the spread of COVID-19 in our community.  The wastewater holds a wealth of public health data that can inform better decisions on how we as a society…

New Utility Bill Assistance Program (LIHWAP)

Posted on March 1st, 2022

Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) provides funds to assist low-income households with water and wastewater bills.  According to the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO), Illinois residents with certain income requirements will qualify for assistance if…

“One Day” Cleanup Event and Medication Disposal to be held Saturday April 9th

Posted on March 8th, 2022

Fox Metro has partnered with the Kiwanis Club of Aurora, City of Aurora, Aurora Township, Fox Valley Park District, and other local agencies in conducting a Community Cleanup Service Project that focuses on the Fox River & Indian Creek Saturday…

New O&M building saves $450K

Posted on November 17th, 2021

Fox Metro’s new Operations and Maintenance (O&M) building at the main campus was built for approximately $450,000 under budget over the past 3 years. Staff and the Board of Trustees were able to use ratepayer dollars economically to trim any…

Updated Results August 2021: COVID-19 Wastewater Tracing

Posted on August 12th, 2021

Fox Metro has been wastewater-based technology in our sewage system to anonymously track the spread of COVID-19 in our community.  The wastewater holds a wealth of public health data that can inform better decisions on how we as a society…

04/24: Solar Farm Ribbon Cutting

Posted on April 19th, 2021

Want to check out our new Solar Energy Farm?  A public viewing and ribbon cutting event is scheduled for Saturday, April 24, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. Project site address is 800 S. River St. in Montgomery.  A map is available…

Solar Energy Farm ENERGIZED

Posted on February 4th, 2021

Fox Metro’s solar farm is live! Press release here:  PR Newswire Ribbon cutting date and more information to be released soon. Live energy tracking portal: Solar Farm

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