By Marie Rohde “Walk, don’t run” was the advice community leaders gave the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District in spending more than $151 million to prevent sewage from backing up into basements. The district wants to spend the money repairing leaky ...Read More »
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By Marie Rohde Suburban officials around Milwaukee are skeptical a $151 million proposal to fix leaky laterals is the right price to pay and the right solution to basement backup woes. The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District, which has proposed the ...Read More »
By Sean Ryan Two Brookfield homeowners are exchanging privacy for leverage in an eminent domain lawsuit after a court ruled their shared driveway is a public road. Brookfield in 2008 took land from properties owned by the Husar family and ...Read More »
By Sean Ryan Increased intensity and frequency of rainstorms has researchers in the state considering more storm-water regulations. The so-called 100-year storms, which dump roughly six inches of rain in 24 hours, are occurring more frequently. That is leading planners, ...
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