Great Lakes Now Featured Articles About Milwaukee
Throughout the Great Lakes region, archaic wastewater systems, crumbling infrastructure and segregated housing create a perfect storm of flooding vulnerability.
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The highest predicted climate risk for the Great Lakes region is from heavy rainfall and subsequent flooding, which many cities have seen in recent years.
“Smart sewer” technology is increasingly common in the region, helping cities avoid overflows that release untreated sewers into lakes and rivers.
Moving bridges historically played crucial roles in the development of dozens of Great Lakes cities. And folks are often mesmerized by their sheer size and the fact they really do move.
Thirty million people live within the Great Lakes Watershed, which make up roughly 10% of the US population and 30% of the Canadian population.
If this funding is managed smartly, we believe it can start to right these wrongs.
Great Lakes Now and its partners in the Great Lake News Collaborative received a national journalism award for coverage of water issues in the Great Lakes.
Following the news of her passing, local news organizations reported on the late queen’s special connection to the region.
Broadcasting in our monthly PBS television program, The Catch is a Great Lakes Now series that…
In Milwaukee, the port’s wind turbine has been a great source of success, but despite efforts, the port struggles to change its image with the public.
Days of heavy rain this month overwhelmed Milwaukee’s sewer system, sending millions of gallons of untreated wastewater into area rivers and Lake Michigan.
Wisconsin’s Sturgeon Fest celebrates a multi-year lake sturgeon restoration program and is just one of a long list Great Lakes Now has compiled on sturgeon-related activities to explore this summer.