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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Rain Causes Overflow

Jul 16

Rain Causes Overflow

In Milwaukee we have another overflow that happened in Oak Creek a tributary of Lake Michigan for 5 hours. Across the country this has been an increasing problem due to higher than normal rain levels. With the high rain count this plays a part in soil that breaks away around the sewer-pipes and that causes the pipe to be jostled around and this can cause corrosion...

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Put On Your Goulashes Milwaukee!

Jul 02

Put On Your Goulashes Milwaukee!

Excessive rain that has been hitting our area has left our city flooding and our sewers practically underwater. There have already been advisories on water usage such as: washing clothes, doing dishes, taking showers and even flushing our toilets! These are tell-tale signs that somewhere along the Milwaukee sewer pipe-line has a leak or a break. Municipalities call...

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Cave Ins a Problem in Milwaukee

Jun 24

Cave Ins a Problem in Milwaukee

Milwaukee, a cave in can occur when storm water pushes soil into a defective pipe or related structure. As time goes on the ground or pavement above begins to sink or bow. Most cave ins occur around many Milwaukee manholes or catch basins. This can be a costly fix, the lateral line is where the problem usually is and that can mean thousands of dollars to...

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