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Smart Irrigation Reduces Water Waste (July 19, 2019)
Problems with home sprinkler systems often go unnoticed. Sprinklers are timed to run early in the morning when residents aren’t likely to see a broken or misaligned sprinkler head. Automated systems usually run every other day,...

Paddling to Protect the Mississippi (June 24, 2019)
Maya Dizack has experienced the effects of poor water quality firsthand. As a kid growing up near Lake Michigan, she dreamed of being a mermaid. She swam in rivers and streams near her Wisconsin home, and, as mermaids do, she drank the...

Partnership in Permitting (June 20, 2019)
Now that summer is in full swing you may be preparing to make property improvements. If you live near a lake, stream, or wetland, it’s important to do a little research before you get started. Doing so will save you time and money and help protect the water...

Bee Friendly Yard Becomes Neighborhood Sanctuary (May 29, 2019)
From the front curb, it’s obvious that featureless green grass isn’t Cheryl’s priority. The lawn is dotted with white clover and dandelion blooms. A wide rain garden borders a curbside city storm drain, and...

Spring Water Quality Strategies in the Six Mile Creek Halsted Bay Subwatershed (May 20, 2019)
With the warmer weather this past month, we were able to continue our effort to improve the water quality and ecological integrity of Wassermann Lake in Victoria...

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