By Marie Rohde A Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District proposal that would implement a more stringent storm water runoff rule covering redevelopment projects has cleared its first hurdle despite concerns raised by some officials. The board that oversees the sewerage district ...Read More »
By Marie Rohde A contractor has filed a claim asking for more money from the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District for work done on the Deep Tunnel system’s last leg, completed in April. The contractor is a joint venture of J.F. ...Read More »
By Marie Rohde The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District is poised to enter into a 20-year contract to buy methane gas to run the Jones Island Wastewater Treatment Plant, a move district officials say will save taxpayers tens of millions of ...
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By Marie Rohde Milwaukee is seeking proposals to fix the rotting wood pilings that support the 114-year-old City Hall — a project that will be done step-by-step, a city official says. “We are looking at doing it in phases,” said ...Read More »
By Marie Rohde Eager to jump-start development, city of Franklin officials have applied for a $31 million federal loan to pay for construction of a large sewer that they plan to sell to the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District. Mayor Tom ...Read More »
By Marie Rohde
Mequon’s new mayor, Curt Gielow, says he’d like to see the vacant industrial park behind Aurora Advanced Health Care building on Port Washington Road developed as a water research center.Read More »
By Marie Rohde While the city of Milwaukee is convinced that leaky laterals are a big part of its sewer woes, city officials are struggling to determine whether they have authority to begin inspections on private property if the owner ...Read More »
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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By Marie Rohde
It is you and I who are responsible for the sewage backups that did millions of dollars in damage to homes and businesses in the metro area last month, says the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District.Read More »
By Marie Rohde A Milwaukee alderman wants answers from the sewerage district after a $6.1 million pump station failed to prevent backups in a north side neighborhood after the July 22 storm. James Fratrick, a watershed specialist with the Department ...Read More »