Fund For Lake Michigan

Assessment of Urban Stormwater Infrastructure Using Molecular Tools for Human Bacteria

  • Grant Recipient: Milwaukee Riverkeeper
  • Amount: $86,300
  • Year: 2012
  • Watershed: Basinwide
  • Focus Area: Monitoring/Watershed Planning

Milwaukee Riverkeeper will work in partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Great Lakes WATER Institute (now in the UWM School of Freshwater Sciences) to monitor and identify stormwater outfalls that contribute human sewage to the Milwaukee Estuary Area of Concern due to illicit sanitary sewer connections or leaking sewer pipes.

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