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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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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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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Rainy Season and Sewer Drainage Systems

Jul 17

Rainy Season and Sewer Drainage Systems

Many of us are experiencing a rainy season now that summer is in full swing.  Along with the sunny delights and fanfare this time of year brings, there is also a need to think about the proper functioning of our drainage systems where we live.  It is important to know to what extent a drainage issue is prevalent.  In order to do this, a qualified fully licensed...

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