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 Abundant Treatment Capacity 

  • Lake Michigan is the sixth largest freshwater lake on earth. Unlike communities that depend on finite sources of groundwater, Milwaukee has excess capacity in its water supply. Water treated and used is returned to the lake.
  • System pumpage maxes at 130 million gallons per day (mgd) but our daily system practical capacity is 360 mgd.
  • Without treatment plant expansion, the Milwaukee Water Works can reliably provide an additional 100 mgd while maintaining an adequate safety margin for fire suppression.

 

Regional System is Reliable for Commercial Use

Water Marketing Specialist

Zeidler Municipal Building
841 N. Broadway, Room 409
Milwaukee, WI 53202

(414) 286-2803
E-mail Water Marketing Specialist

Contact our economic development partners for additional resources:

Milwaukee Department of City Development

(414) 286-5800

Milwaukee Economic Development Corp.

(414) 286-5840

MILWAUKEE 7 Regional Economic Development Partnership

Email MILWAUKEE 7

Development Partnership

(866) 596-6463 or (414) 287-4126

FaB Milwaukee Network
 

The Water Council

(414) 828-3817