Skokie Water Reclaimation Plant

Since project completion, the O’Brien Water Reclamation Plant disinfection upgrades have provided additional disinfection facilities for water in the Chicago Area, improving the water quality discharged into the Chicago River.

CTLGroup developed a thermal control plan for the mass concrete slab and wall placements at the Disinfection Facility. Thermal modeling was performed to predict temperatures and temperature differences in the wall and slab placements.


Civil Infrastructure

Consulting Services

Mass Concrete & Thermal Control

Materials Science + Engineering

Laboratory Services

Concrete + Cement-Based Materials

The O’Brien WRP is one of seven wastewater treatment facilities owned and operated by the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District which currently serves over 1.3 million people of 143 square miles within the greater Chicgao area.


Year of Completion


Hours Work

450 M

Gallons of Water Treated Per Day

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