In many cities, no one knows where the lead pipes lie underground. That's important because lead pipes contaminate drinking water.
Responding in part to concerns that Milwaukee was being stiffed by a plan to give homeowners and others loans to replace lead drinking-water lines, state officials have increased the maximum amount the city can receive to help homeowners.
Emergency crews have been investigating numerous reports of a strong odor coming from an abandoned sewer line in Kenosha.
Authorities have charged a man who they say flushed pounds of nails down toilets in eastern Minnesota.
The Milwaukee Common Council won't appeal a jury’s finding that the city is liable for sewer backups in more than 100 homes in 2008.
A Franklin resident who is the plaintiff in an illegal taxation lawsuit is now a defendant as well.
A dispute over court costs is stalling a verdict awarding more than $548,000 to 181 Milwaukee residents whose homes were flooded with raw sewage in 2008.
Milwaukee’s Public Works Committee gave initial approval Wednesday to spend $10.3 million on engineering and construction costs for several projects scheduled to be finished in 2014 and 2015.
Milwaukee Water Works wants state approval for a rate increase that would raise $10 million, enough to start to catch up on water main replacements.
The Milwaukee Common Council on Wednesday unanimously approved spending about $10.7 million on engineering and construction costs for street, sewer and water main improvements.
A proposed program to repair and replace aging private sewer laterals across West Allis will go before the Common Council on Tuesday.
A Milwaukee Common Council committee gave initial approval Wednesday to spend $9,049,000 on sewer and water main construction.
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