Milwaukee’s Practices for Sewer Assignment: Stay the Course

Jun 27

Milwaukee’s Practices for Sewer Assignment: Stay the Course

There are many best practices when it comes to the Wastewater Collection System in the neighborhoods of Milwaukee and the city as a whole. Included in the demonstration of this are the sewer pipelines, water mains, equipment, and architecture. In order for communication of these practices to be continuously effective, policies, procedures and even creative guidelines...

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Milwaukee Systematically Reinvents Sewer System with Prioritized Projects

May 09

Milwaukee Systematically Reinvents Sewer System with Prioritized Projects

The city of Milwaukee is seeing an increase in economic growth and support from a project to rebuild a large sewer. The rehabilitation involves a 48-inch combined sewer pipe, built nearly fifty years ago. The pipe runs under East Michigan Street and North Lincoln Memorial Drive. The city is currently in need of several other infrastructure renewals which are being...

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Madison and Milwaukee, Pipes and Sewer Metamorphosis

Apr 12

Madison and Milwaukee, Pipes and Sewer Metamorphosis

Before the mid-20th century, the pipes used to connect homes to water mains were almost always made of lead. Madison ended that practice in 1928. Today, those old water pipes remain in use in just about every major city, except Madison.  Madison has been somewhat of a pioneer in the plight against lead pipes. Well over a decade ago, Madison began a new approach to...

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Superior’s Sewer Enhancements

Aug 12

Superior’s Sewer Enhancements

Residents of Superior, the long awaited sewer project is beginning. This improvement project will take place at Fisher and Clough Avenues and the timeline is expected to be approximately 2.5 months. The main goal of this enhancement is to help the residence affected with water damage to their basements caused by flooding. The City is ensuring that these inclement...

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Sewer and Water 101

Jul 18

Sewer and Water 101

Summer is indeed here in all its glory.  We know that means rainfall is here, too.  In fact, in many parts of the country we have had record setting storms.  Precipitation can heavily contribute to an overloaded sewer system.  As a nation, we have over 700 communities that utilize combined sewer systems.  There are some Cities that have separate sewer systems...

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