Cities across the world are taking steps to become Water Centric Cities!
- -United Nations Global Compact Water Innovating City
- -World Water Cities Forum 2017, "World Water Cities Cooperation Declaration" - Daegu, South Korea; Montpellier, France; Fryslan, Netherlands; Orange County, CA, USA; Jakarta, Indonesia; Taipei, Taiwan; Yixing, China; Milwaukee, WI; Yokohama, Japan
- -Water Partnership between City of Milwaukee and Chuzhou City, China
- -The International Water Association's Principles for Water-Wise Cities
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City of Milwaukee agencies play a leading role in providing healthy drinking water, managing storm water, and enhancing our water assets. The City and our partners collaborate with other units of government, business, academic institutions, and civic organizations to reach our shared Water Centric City goals.
Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative
Mayor Tom Barrett represents the City of Milwaukee as a member and director of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiatives (GLSCI). The GLSCI is a coalition of mayors from the US and Canada working together to protect and restore the Great-Lakes St. Lawrence Basin, which provides drinking water for 40 million people and contains 21% of the Earth's surface freshwater.