Detecting COVID in Wastewater

Communities across the U.S., including Lake County, through the North Shore Water Reclamation District, are using wastewater surveillance as an early warning system for COVID-19, as mentioned in this very interesting report recently from NPR (…/1062493635/testing-omicron-in-sewage). As a trustee of the NSWRD representing Highland Park, Highwood, and parts of Lake Forest, I’m glad to seeContinue reading “Detecting COVID in Wastewater”

Happy New Year and Plant Tour

Happy New Year everyone! I hope you all had a safe and healthy holiday season. I recently enjoyed an informative tour of the Clavey Road Sewage Treatment Plant, one of the three major wastewater treatment facilities operated by the North Shore Water Reclamation District. I was accompanied by Highland Park City Manager Ghida Neukirch andContinue reading “Happy New Year and Plant Tour”

Re-Election Announcement

I have exciting news! Today I am announcing my candidacy for re-election as Trustee of the North Shore Water Reclamation District. Since my election as a Trustee in November of 2020, I have been working diligently on many issues concerning wastewater treatment, including seeking ways to adapt treated wastewater for use in alternative sources suchContinue reading “Re-Election Announcement”