A proposed repair project at General Mitchell International Airport, necessary to avoid flooding of private taxiways and ramps, received initial approval Wednesday.Read More »
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett wants to increase spending on the city's ailing sewer lines, which have come under scrutiny because of massive flooding in recent years.Read More »
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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Jason Dearen AP Writer San Francisco — Riffling through old maps while researching a history project for San Francisco public schools, landscape architect Bonnie Sherk made a discovery: a century ago a creek coursed where two school campuses stand today. ...Read More »
By Sean Ryan Skeptics worried about Waukesha’s proposal to put water into flood-prone Underwood Creek say the city should instead build a pipe to Lake Michigan. The Waukesha Water Utility plan to buy Lake Michigan water includes returning it to ...
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CHICAGO – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency on Thursday released $1,751,449 in Hazard Mitigation Grant Program funds to Kenosha County for the acquisition and removal of 16 structures repeatedly damaged by flooding. HMGP provides grants ...Read More »
Paul Snyder [email protected] Patience is waning in Wisconsin communities in line to receive a piece of nearly $30 million in federal and state aid for flood-recovery projects. “It would have been nice to have had that money six months ago,” ...Read More »