You may find the following links interesting or useful:
Recycling & Household Hazardous Waste
Links are being provided here to help you locate information regarding recycling and Hazardous Waste.
Surf Your Watershed
A web site provided by the United States Environmental Protection Agency that provides a very comprehensive range of information regarding watersheds in the United States. Two links are being provided here to help you locate information regarding the Fox River.
USGS Gaging Stations On The Fox River
The United States Geological Survey maintains an extensive network of river and stream gauging stations throughout the country. These web sites can give you river flow conditions: existing right now, summarized for the last seven or thirty days, or for the last several years. The following links are being provided here to help you locate information regarding the Fox River.
The Water Environment Federation (WEF) describes itself on its home page as "an international not-for-profit educational and technical organization of over 40,000water experts. WEF members include environmental, civil, and chemical engineers, biologists, chemists, government officials, treatment plant managers and operators, laboratory technicians, college professors, researchers, students, and equipment manufacturers and distributors." Many of Fox Metro's employees are members of this organization.
The Central States Water Environment Association (CSWEA) describes itself on its home page as "a Water Environment Federation (WEF) organization (Illinois, Minnesota, Wisconsin) offering multiple opportunities for the exchange of water quality knowledge and experiences among its members and the public and to foster a greater awareness of water quality achievements and challenges." Many of Fox Metro's employees are members of this organization.
The Illinois Water Environment Association (IWEA) describes itself on its home page as "a Member Association of the Water Environment Federation dedicated to improving Illinois surface, sub-surface and atmospheric water." Many of Fox Metro's employees are members of this organization.
The Illinois Association of Wastewater Agencies (IAWA) formerly known as the Illinois Association of Sanitary Districts (IASD), is a 65+ year old entity organized to help meet the needs of administrators and managers who are concerned with clean streams and are responsible for wastewater collection and treatment in the State of Illinois. Fox Metro is a member of this organization.
The American Public Works Association (APWA) states on its home page that its mission "...is to improve the quality of life by providing a forum for the development and exchange of ideas, information and technology, which enhances the delivery of public services by promoting the personal and professional growth of its members, and by advancing public works issues on the public agenda."
The Illinois Waste Management and Research Center (WMRC) is headquartered on the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus. WMRC is a division of the Office of Scientific Research and Analysis in the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. WMRC helps Illinois industries, businesses, and citizens reduce and better manage generated solid and hazardous wastes released to air, water or land.
The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) is t he Illinois General Assembly which was the first state legislature in the nation to adopt a comprehensive Environmental Protection Act. It was signed into law by Governor Richard Ogilvie and became effective on July 1, 1970. As a part of that act, the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency was created.
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) is to protect human health and the environment. Since 1970, EPA has been working for a cleaner, healthier environment for the American people. View the Agency's complete strategic plan, annual report , and policy resources.