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Wednesday, June 2, 2010

And other big questions about the Great Lakes Water Compact

The city of Waukesha’s request for Lake Michigan water is the first of its kind under the Great Lakes Water Compact, and with it comes scrutiny. Here are some of the biggest questions about Waukesha’s request, and how it will be handled in Wisconsin and by the Compact’s partners. Q: Hasn’t Waukesha gotten the OK to purchase Lake Michigan water? The mayor already has been...
Wednesday, May 20, 2009

A possible precedent for water-strapped communities

City of Waukesha residents may have a new incentive to conserve water: higher rates for heavy water usage. The Waukesha Water Utility and the environmental group Clean Wisconsin have negotiated new residential water rates, which must be approved by the state Public Service...