Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Greater Chicago
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Special Guest Speaker, Jennifer Wasik, Assistant Director
Monitoring and Research Dept, Industrial Waste Division
Ms. Wasik will be discussing the work of the Monitoring and Research Department, regulatory programs and the ordinances they administer and enforce.
Jennifer Wasik has worked for the MWRDGC since 2001 as an aquatic biologist, a principal environmental scientist, and currently as the Assistant Director of the Monitoring and Research Department in the Industrial Waste Division, managing the District’s Pretreatment and User Charge Programs. Until recently, when she joined the Industrial Waste Division, she oversaw waterway monitoring programs and water quality related projects in the Chicago area waterways. Jennifer’s recent focus areas have included nutrient implementation planning, evaluating road salt impacts and attainability of chloride water quality regulations, and working with local stakeholders to ensure the Chicago waterways can support many applicable uses.