Fund For Lake Michigan

Water Centric City

  • Grant Recipient: City of Milwaukee
  • Amount: $49,000
  • Year: 2018
  • Watershed: Lake Michigan Coast, Kinnickinnic River, Menomonee River, Milwaukee River
  • Focus Area: Green Infrastructure

The City of Milwaukee’s Environmental Collaboration Office (ECO) will promote, implement and operationalize a number of new initiatives and programs aimed at improving water quality.  Along with developing strategies to implement the city’s recently adopted Green Infrastructure Plan Framework and ban on coal-tar based sealants, the city will create a “Commercial Rainwater Harvesting Kit” and will explore incentives to reduce consumption of single-use plastic products, a major source of water pollution in the Great Lakes.

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