Biological Phosphorous Removal
Biological Phosphorous Removal

The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) Resource Recovery Program’s biological phosphorous removal process is a by permit only program with delivery locations ready to receive high-carbon strength organic materials (HSOM). Industry users can apply now to deliver HSOM in an environmentally friendly manner at either one of the following two locations:

  • Stickney Water Reclamation Plant: 6001 W Pershing Rd., Cicero, IL 60804
  • Calumet Solids Management Area: 400 E 130th St, Chicago, IL 60628

For more information or to enquire about your participation in the program, please contact us at or by calling (312) 751–3044. If you’re interested in participating, please fill out our First Contact Questionnaire.

Program Description

Organic Materials Delivery Authorization Application

Resource Recovery Ordinance

Bio-P Program Definitions