MWRD Commissioner Frank Avila Receives Honor

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In the photo: (L-R) Jackie Avila, Quinn Avila, Sherry Avila, Commissioner Frank Avila, and Audrey Avila display Commissioner Avila’s “2012 Citizen Engineer of the Year” plaque presented to him by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Illinois Section.

For his contribution and advancement to the science and profession of civil engineering, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) Commissioner Frank Avila has been named “2012 Citizen Engineer of the Year” by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Illinois Section. The ASCE awards local engineers and members of the general public for their contributions. The award was presented during the ASCE’s annual dinner meeting recently held at the Union League Club in Chicago. Commissioner Avila works to protect the health and safety of the public and protect the quality of water in the Chicago area waterways. His top priorities include cost-effective wastewater treatment, flood prevention, the regulation of waste disposal to protect our waterways including eliminating toxic chemicals from the source to prevent endocrine disruption.

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