318 

 

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Plant effluent reuse within WRPs (MGD): 15 MGD  

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Status of water reuse for off-site industry  
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Currently pursuing reuse applications for the high quality water produced at WRPs  

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Partnered with the Illinois American Water Company and other large industrial users to 
explore options for the reuse of treated water within the industrial community in the 
Calumet and Stickney corridors  

 

WATERSHED STEWARDSHIP  

 

Unified vision statement established that integrates water supply, water conservation, water 
recycling, runoff management, wastewater facilities planning, and infrastructure planning using 
a regional watershed approach.   

 

Green infrastructure deployment to enhance infiltration, evapotranspiration, treatment, or 
capture and reuse of stormwater  

 

Watershed permitting strategy for multiple facilities (e.g., active nutrient water quality trading 
under a watershed-based permit)  

 

Ecosystem enhancements for improved hydraulics or water quality, including:  

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Riparian reforestation to enhance pollution mitigation functions 

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Stream channel restoration for increased hydrologic stability   

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Critical land acquisitions (e.g., conservation easements, buffer-zone purchases)   

 

Climate impact resilience principles incorporated into planning for new, repair, and replacement 
of infrastructure.  

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Holistic, integrated program to address water quality and wet weather issues  

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Collaboration with stakeholders to address water quality and wet weather issues  

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Evaluation of water quality  

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Reduction of contaminants in the water system  

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Promotion and enablement of green infrastructure  

 

Performance Measures & Results