NEWS AND RESOURCES

MMSD NEWS


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Feb 18, 2020, 9:15 AM
Purchase plants from MMSD's rain garden plant sale and learn the rain garden…
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Jan 27, 2020, 2:00 PM
To help capture and manage millions of gallons of water every time it rains,…
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Jan 21, 2020, 8:20 AM
MMSD is partnering with Milwaukee County Parks and others to make improvements…
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Jan 16, 2020, 2:00 PM
More than $80 million will be invested this year in wastewater treatment and…

Resources


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MMSD Weather Center

Your resource for all things weather including radar, hourly forecasts, local rain gauge information, and the capacity of our water reclamation facilities and deep tunnel. 


Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Learn what items you can drop off and the locations of our permanent and mobile drop sites.


MMSD YouTube Channel

Check out our most recent videos on our YouTube channel.  From Green Luminary® awards and flood management projects, to water quality and educational videos, learn more about MMSD initiatives. 


Fresh Coast Guardians Resource Center

Fresh Coast Guardians

Are you a homeowner, organization or business looking for help on installing green infrastructure? Contact the Fresh Coast Guardians Resource Center to get started today.

Water Drop Alert

Text: WATERDROP to 797979

Receive Water Drop Alert text messages when large storms threaten the area. When a Water Drop Alert has been issued a reminder is sent to use less water until the storm passes. 

What do you do when an alert is issued?
Try to use less water until the storm passes.

  • Hold off on washing dishes and laundry
  • Take a shorter shower 
Rain Check

Rain Check

Help keep water out of your home, reduce water pollution and save money during heavy rains by conducting a home audit, inside and out. Rain Check can help you identify and correct potential problems that could lead to water damage and more. By managing water where it falls, we can all help reduce the risk of basement backups and water pollution.