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Wisconsin City Makes Its Case for Diversion of Great Lakes Water

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City officials in Waukesha, Wisconsin spelled out why they need Great Lakes water to replace their radium-contaminated city water wells Thursday, and why tapping into the world’s largest freshwater supply makes more sense than drilling more wells.

Congress, Michigan Legislature Asked to Fix Leaks in Great Lakes Compact

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It’s been more than a year since eight states agreed to prevent large-scale diversions from the Great Lakes, the most abundant source of clean freshwater on the planet. The passage of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact, completed after ten years of campaigning by public interest organizations, legislative leaders, and governors of both parties, was meant to permanently secure the globally significant storehouse of water contained in the Great Lakes.

The Middle East and Midwest Come Together in Water Tech Partnerships

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Great Lakes Wastewater Treatment TechnologyThe Mideast is proving to be a popular destination for Midwestern political officials to pitch water technology trade deals. . Both Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle and Michigan Lt. Gov. John Cherry have been touting the freshwater potential of their states to businessmen in Israel to promote economic growth in the burgeoning field of water technology.

Waukesha’s Water Woes Herald Test of Great Lakes Compact

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Milwaukee Water for Sale? Waukesha’s Water Woes Herald Test of Great Lakes CompactThe Great lakes Compact may be put to the test soon as the city of Waukesha, Wisconsin seeks permission to tap Lake Michigan's water supply.

Holy cow: Wisconsin farmer turns waste into water

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A farmer in Wisconsin knows how to extract water from cow manure,…

Delton Lake is nobody's business

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LAKE DELTON, Wisconsin - Lake Delton, a man-made water body constructed…

Lake Levels Won't Be Fixed Soon

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STURGEON BAY, Wisconsin — Any possible large-scale engineering…

Wisconsin Passes Great Lakes Compact

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MADISON, Wisconsin — Both houses of the Wisconsin Legislature…

Wisconsin Lawmakers Urged To Safeguard Water

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MANITOWOC, Wisconsin — State legislators must move quickly…