Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago Makes History

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President Kathleen Therese Meany, of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, stated that “for the first time in the 124 year history of the District we have a female Head of Engineering, Catherine A. O’Connor.” O’Connor joined the MWRD in 1998 as an Associate Environmental Engineer and worked in an array of positions in the Engineering, Maintenance and Operations, Monitoring & Research Departments. MWRD Executive Director, David St. Pierre added “Dr. O’Connor is the absolute best person to fill this very important role. She possesses the knowledge, skills and relationships it takes to manage and construct important projects that have a huge impact on the lives of the residents of Cook County.”

Pictured, left to right, are Catherine A. O’Connor, David St. Pierre and President Kathleen Therese Meany.

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