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Yahara WINS partnership offers project grants to reduce phosphorus pollution

April 26, 2018

MADISON, WI – The Yahara Watershed Improvement Network partnership is now offering grants for  2018 to fund projects that will reduce algae-feeding phosphorus pollution in local waterways. Yahara WINS has included a total of $60,000 in its 2018 budget for grants to municipalities and organizations to implement projects that reduce the amount of phosphorus entering ... read full story

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Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District’s Pumping Station 15 project wins national infrastructure sustainability award

April 23, 2018

May 5 open house includes tours of underground pumps and energy efficient features MADISON, WIS. – Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District’s new Pumping Station 15 has earned the first Envision Gold Award for sustainable infrastructure in the State of Wisconsin. The award, presented by the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure, rates projects based on their environmental, social ... read full story

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World Water Day program highlights conservation and sustainability efforts at Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District

March 15, 2018

MADISON, Wis. – In celebration of World Water Day, Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District will host a special program and tour focused on water conservation, wetland restoration and sustainability on Thursday evening, March 22. The event is free and open to the public with a tour of the District’s sustainability award-winning facilities and presentations on wetland ... read full story

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Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District ships record volume of phosphorus out of watershed

January 25, 2018

MADISON, WIS. – As part of ongoing efforts to improve regional water quality, Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District shipped a record volume of phosphorus out of the watershed in 2017. The phosphorus was shipped out as tiny pellets of struvite fertilizer under the brand name Crystal Green. Michael Mucha, the District’s chief engineer and director, said ... read full story

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