Phosphorus Reduction in the Great Lakes

Dec 21

Phosphorus Reduction in the Great Lakes

The Great Lakes contain 20 percent of the world’s available fresh surface water supply. Because of that, the Great Lakes are critical to the health and welfare of all the Great Lakes states. Effective management of both wetland and water quantity and quality is necessary. Phosphorus has long been recognized as the controlling factor in plant and algae growth in...

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Milwaukee’s Rave Reviews on Water Proficiency

Nov 19

Milwaukee’s Rave Reviews on Water Proficiency

Residents of downtown Milwaukee are eager to be a part of the water district’s newest implementation, The Global Water Center (GWC). Milwaukee is a hub for more than 200 major water companies and is making above average strides in technology.  Milwaukee’s Water Council (MWC), which is housed at the GWC, is at the heart of it all. The MWC is a nonprofit with...

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The Fantastic 5 of Milwaukee’s Water Monitoring

Oct 16

The Fantastic 5 of Milwaukee’s Water Monitoring

The Water Quality Protection Team of Milwaukee is a group of specialized, scientific detectives that collect, monitor and track evidence for improving and protecting the rivers, Lake Michigan, and the Watersheds in Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewer District’s service area. They collect more than 150,000 water samples a year, analyzing more than 1 million individual...

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Jones Island Reclamation Facility is Like New

Oct 02

Jones Island Reclamation Facility is Like New

For Milwaukee residents, this was a long awaited event.  It’s called the annual Doors Open Milwaukee event and this year, the most curious of minds had a chance to peek into the largest wastewater treatment lab in the state of Wisconsin: The Jones Island Water Reclamation Facility. Doors Open is not the only time that the City provides tours, which are an...

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