threewalls: this multi-faceted arts organization served as our home base for three weeks while we worked on the Tapped Water project
Jardine Water Purification Plant (wikipedia): this facility sits just north of Navy Pier and is the largest water purification plant in the world.
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago Area: this district was created in the late 1800’s to manage the city’s waste treatment and storm water runoff. Stickney Plant, part of MWRD, is the largest waste-water treatment system in the world. Click here for info about our tour of the facility.
Illinois and Michigan Canal (wikipedia): the first canal in Chicago that created a connection between the Great Lakes and the Gulf of Mexico
Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal (wikipedia): the canal that currently connects the Great Lakes and the Gulf of Mexico