Fund For Lake Michigan

Rain Gardens

  • Grant Recipient: City of West Allis
  • Amount: $30,000
  • Year: 2013
  • Watershed: Kinnickinnic River
  • Focus Area: Green Infrastructure

The City of West Allis will work with local property owners in conjunction with an MMSD program to replace foundation drains with sump pumps that discharge to rain gardens constructed onsite, cutting down on sewer overflows, reducing flooding, diverting pollution from Lake Michigan, and recharging groundwater systems with naturally infiltrated stormwater.

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