President Kathleen Therese Meany Commends Governor Pat Quinn For His Commitment To Clean Water Initiatives

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The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago President Kathleen Therese Meany recently thanked Illinois Governor Pat Quinn for his commitment to clean water and flood protection. The Governor has recognized the need to address critical infrastructure though out the state and is doubling the investment in clean water projects through the Illinois Clean Water Initiative.

President Meany said that she is grateful that the Governor has earmarked $2 billion
for projects such as replacing ancient water mains, upgrading sewers and building waste water treatment plants statewide.

“This is excellent news for all the communities in the District’s service area,” Meany said. “I strongly encourage local governments to pursue funding for their water infrastructure projects through the Clean Water Initiative.”

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