First-of-its-kind agreement signed by USACE and MWRD to complete vital infrastructure project
Commissioner Marcelino Garcia (standing) of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, signs a ceremonial copy of the project partnership agreement between the Corps and MWRD Jan. 31 while MWRD Commissioner of Finance Frank Avila looks on. The MWRD received $33.8 million in federal funds under authority of Section 1043 of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014, which allows federal funds to transfer through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to local sponsors for authorized projects. (U.S. Army photo by Patrick Bray/Released)

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