24 Aug '11, 3pm

Milwaukee leads with "natural" approaches to storm water management.

Milwaukee leads with "natural" approaches to storm water management.

6th Street: Un-paving the path to Green Posted on August 24, 2011 | Filed Under: Clean Water , Floods & Floodplains , Greening Water Infrastructure , Most Endangered Rivers , Stormwater & Sewage Sean Foltz Associate Director, Clean Water Program Here's a blog written by our intern Mike Jozwik, Milwaukee, WI: A seemingly unlikely candidate is stepping forward with the hopes of inspiring innovation and setting a precedent for “natural” storm water management in the city of Milwaukee, WI. Milwaukee is looking to construct one of the first “green corridors ” in the state of Wisconsin. In looking to go green, being able to physically experience or touch a finished product seems to be the main deterrent to action in light of large-scale global environmental issues. In these times of economic hardships, green infrastructure affords the opportunity for a decisive and cost effectiv...

Full article: http://www.americanrivers.org/newsroom/blog/solftz-201108...

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