Here you can find free resources, recommended by Commissioner Frank Avila, that relates to health, water, food, and the environment. Catch up with our team, read more about the issues we work on, and watch our videos!

Recommended Readings

Need a new book to read for your commute, book club, or just for fun? Consider the Commissioner's favorite books!

Free PDFs

Download educational material here including information about how the MWRD works

Tips on Water Conservation 

Protecting our water environment is in your hands! Learn some tips here

Chicago Access Network TV 

CAN TV provides a platform for local voices. See interviews with key leaders and PSAs

Past Email Newsletters

Biweekly news regarding MWRD, sustainable events, and recommended info handpicked by the Commissioner


Check out some pictures of what Commissioner Frank Avila and his team are up to

Endocrine Disruptors

One of the most important topics to the Commissioner, these chemicals that can interfere with hormone systems

Past Blog


Read old blog posts related to MWRD

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