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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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Waukesha water plan critics push for pipeline

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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