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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Milwaukee Keeps an Eye on Loopholes in Sewer Coverages

Dec 13

Milwaukee Keeps an Eye on Loopholes in Sewer Coverages

Cities all across Milwaukee are becoming more and more adept at what do and when, when a sewer overflow occurs, and how to prepare in advance.  Recently, the residents of Eau Claire sustained a massive sewer overflow from a broken pipeline. Approximately 100 million gallons of sewage ran into the Chippewa River, creating an extensive work order for the city.  Since...

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If it Ain’t Broke, don’t Fix it?

Jun 26

If it Ain’t Broke, don’t Fix it?

Not necessarily. The village of Kenosha, Wisconsin is ready to take charge of the looming sewage problem that their City faces. “The sewer system is old. It was built in 1952, we need to start lining private sewer laterals. All the communities are doing it.” Stoner, a former superintendent of Public Works, states. The idea is also to get it right while funding is...

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