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Sewerage district funnels $20 million to ease flooding (UPDATE) (access required)

By Marie Rohde Property owners wanting a flood of relief from sewage backups during heavy rains will see a dribble instead. They also could get a bigger tax bill and may be forced to spend thousands of dollars to fix ...

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To divide or not to divide: Sewerage district searches for flooding answers (access required)

By Marie Rohde The spokesman for the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District on Thursday acknowledged it might not have been a good idea to cement shut overflow points that once let sewage into waterways during major storms. “Those are relief valves,” ...

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