Waukesha gets OK on short, but critical stretch of its Lake Michigan pipeline
By: Susan Bence, WUWM 89.7 FM
The City of Waukesha could start breaking ground on a short, but critical stretch of water pipeline in just a matter of weeks, thanks to a Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors decision Thursday afternoon.
Waukesha is well on its way to complete a 35-mile pipeline that will convey Lake Michigan water from Milwaukee to Waukesha and then return it —after it’s used, and treated— to Lake Michigan via the Root River.
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