Fund For Lake Michigan

Rainwater Harvesting and Stormwater Engagement

  • Grant Recipient: Groundwork Milwaukee
  • Amount: $30,000
  • Year: 2018
  • Watershed: Lake Michigan Coast, Kinnickinnic River, Menomonee River, Milwaukee River
  • Focus Area: Green Infrastructure

This grant from the Fund supports Groundwork Milwaukee Green Team’s installation of rainwater harvesting structures and other green infrastructure at community gardens across the City of Milwaukee. MMSD is matching the grant. Along with capturing stormwater and providing access to water for gardeners, this project has an important job training component for members of Groundwork’s Green Team, a year-round program that offers part-time paid positions for Milwaukee high school students.

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