Crews removed contaminated sediment from the Milwaukee River left behind by a former manufactured gas plant.
Milwaukee County is searching for contractors to redesign and reconstruct McKinley beach to make it safer.
Fifteen Native American tribes will get a total of $580 million in federal money this year for water rights settlements, the Biden administration announced last week.
Waves of torrential rainfall drenched California into the new year. Snowpacks in the Sierra Nevada Mountains have swelled to more than 200% their normal size, and snowfall across the rest of the Colorado River Basin is trending above average, too.
President Joe Biden signed a large defense bill on Friday that includes a water bill that directs the Army Corps of Engineers on major infrastructure projects to improve navigation and protect against storms worsened by climate change.
In early 2020, in this space, we posed a question regarding perfluorinated chemicals or PFAS, known as “forever chemicals” because they don’t break down in the environment: How much of those chemicals would you like in your glass of water?
Included in the bipartisan infrastructure deal reached with President Joe Biden last week is a plan to eliminate the country's remaining lead pipes and service lines, which for decades have posed a risk for contaminated water in millions of homes and schools.
Among the bills that Gov. Tony Evers signed into law on Wednesday were ones that will make it easier to install stairway lifts in old churches and that will set aside millions for water projects in state parks.
A new legislative task force formed to deal with water pollution began its work Wednesday by learning about the wide range of contaminants in Wisconsin waters and state agencies' recommendations for cleaning them up.
Gov. Tony Evers pledged in his State of the State address to clean up drinking water in Wisconsin, promising to work to replace lead pipes throughout the state and improve well-water quality during what he deemed the year of clean drinking water. Here's a look at the extent of water pollution in Wisconsin, how lawmakers are dealing with it and Evers' promise:
President Donald Trump signed a wide-ranging bill this week meant to improve the country's water infrastructure.
The city of Racine and village of Mount Pleasant reached a deal this week to both reduce local utility fees and build water infrastructure needed for the massive factory that Foxconn Technology Group is building in the village.
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