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2019 Annual Community Report Now Available

Posted on February 11th, 2020

We proudly present our 2019 Annual Community Report. 2019 ANNUAL COMMUNITY Report Please feel free to distribute!

Fox Metro 2020 awards

Posted on January 16th, 2020

Fox Metro Water Reclamation District has won the Fox Valley Section of the Chicago Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA) award for the implementation of Phase 2 Program of the Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Long Term Control Plan. …

New Employment Opportunity Available

Posted on January 13th, 2020

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

Social Media Policy

Posted on December 16th, 2019

Consistent with our internal policies on civility, we have added a Social Media policy:  public social media use We now have a Facebook page.  Search “Fox Metro Water Reclamation District”  

Prevent Drain Clogs over the Holidays!

Posted on December 15th, 2017

As family and friends gather together to prepare the holiday meals, it’s especially important to remember to properly dispose of fats, oils, and grease (FOG). FOG cools and solidifies in your pipes, restricting flow and eventually causing a clog. Click…

Bring Us Your Expired Medications

Posted on May 20th, 2019

Fox Metro would like to thank the local residents for not flushing their unused medications down their toilets.  Medicines that are flushed or poured down the drain can end up polluting the Fox River, impacting aquatic plants and animals, and…

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…

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…

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…

“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…

    Aurora, North Aurora, Boulder Hill, Montgomery, Oswego, Sugar Grove and portions of Yorkville and Batavia

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