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OPEN HOUSE October 19, 2019

Posted on October 2nd, 2019

Please join us for our Open House on October 19, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Plant tours, refreshments and family fun provided.   More information here: Fox Metro Open House Information

New Employment Opportunity Available

Posted on October 9th, 2019

Fox Metro is now accepting applications for the full-time position of Operations Apprentice.  Visit our Employment Opportunities page for more details by clicking here: Employment Opportunites

Thank You To Our Neighbors

Posted on August 28th, 2019

Wastewater odors are at their peak during late summer and early fall.  The recent weather coupled with our newly-constructed facility improvements have created some odors for the surrounding community. Fox Metro has a rigorous odor control program including many initiatives to reduce odors.  We are continuing to evaluate and test different solutions to improve the…

Seasonal Algae Blooms located in Fox River

Posted on August 19th, 2019

A brown algae (diatom) bloom has begun along the Fox River both upstream and downstream of Fox Metro’s plant in Oswego. As observed each of the past several summers, these brown algae blooms have become common and widespread throughout the Fox River mainstem.  These blooms tend to build several times throughout the summer and then…

Bring Us Your Expired Medications

Posted on May 20th, 2019

Eighty (80) pounds of unwanted medication were collected at the Village of Oswego’s Community Recycling Day on April 13. These medications were then disposed of safely and properly.  This program is offered for free in our lobby and at community events throughout the year. Fox Metro would like to thank the local residents for not…

Combined Sewer Overflow April 2019

Posted on May 9th, 2019

From April 27 to May 2, 2019, almost 6” of rain fell over widespread portions of Fox Metro service area, resulting in heavy flows to the wastewater treatment plant.  A short Combined Sewer Overflow event did occur on May 1 when the entire wastewater plant and excess flow facility reached maximum treatment capacity. Fox Metro…

“One Day” Cleanup Event to be held Saturday April 13th

Posted on April 8th, 2019

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 what we hope will be another successful cleanup event.  Portions of the Fox River from Ashland Avenue to Illinois Avenue, including various Fox Valley Park District park locations will be…

Join us at the Water Lantern Festival May 18th!

Posted on April 12th, 2019

Fox Metro is proud to be a sponsor of the Water Lantern Festival, to be held May 18th at RiverEdge Park in Aurora.  Join us for an evening of Food Trucks, Music, and Fun.  For more information, click the button below. Water Lantern Festival Aurora “Water Lantern Festival is an incredible experience where thousands of…

Popular Annual Financial Report

Posted on March 5th, 2019

Fox Metro is pleased to announce the release of our first Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR)! This report not only includes financial outcomes, but also operational highlights for the year. We would love to hear your feedback! Please share your thoughts by emailing us at info@foxmetro.org. 2018 Popular annual Financial Report

A message regarding the tragedy in Aurora

Posted on February 28th, 2019

Fox Metro Water Reclamation District was saddened to watch the tragic events unfold in Aurora two weeks ago. Our prayers go out to those affected by this tragedy.We share an obligation to the communities we serve to keep the water systems safe and our employees protected in the event of a situation such as what…

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