This page will feature the latest News from Fox River Water Reclamation District:
NOTICE OF CANCELLED MEETING OF THE FOX RIVER WATER RECLAMATION DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Notice is given that Fox River Water Reclamation District has cancelled the regularly scheduled Board of Trustees Meeting at 5:30 p.m., on Wednesday, February 15th, 2023, and it has been rescheduled for Wednesday, February 8th, 2023 at 5:30 p.m. at the Board Room in the Administration Building of the Fox River Water Reclamation District, 1957 LaFox St., South Elgin, IL, 60177.
Fox River Water Reclamation District
/s/Benjamin P. Bernal
January 2023 – FRWRD Completed Phosphorus Removal Facilities
The District has completed the construction of over $60 million of improvements at both the North WRF and Albin D. Pagorski WRF to provide for phosphorus removal at these facilities. The improvements include biological phosphorus removal in the aeration process as well as struvite sequestration in the biosolids process. At this time, effluent phosphorus from the plants target meeting an annual average limit of 1.0 mg/L TP. The West WRF already provides both phosphorus and total nitrogen removal.
New User Rates as of September 1, 2021
The District Board of Trustees approved a user rate increase that will take effect as of September 1, 2021. The increase in user rates wss needed to pay for IEPA loans for phosphorus removal improvements and the associated depreciation cost of the new facilities. The new user rate ordinance is available here.