Kinnickinnic River Watershed Improvement
Grant Recipient:

Grant Awarded:

$19,800

Lake Basin(s):

Michigan

Project Location(s):

Milwaukee, WI

The Milwaukee Community Service Corps worked with partners to promote voluntary land use practices to reduce non-point source pollution and improve water quality in the Kinnickinnic River and downstream in Lake Michigan.  The project used several techniques including rain gardens, downspout disconnection, and rain barrels to demonstrate the benefits of improved stormwater management.  In addition, the Corps conducted community trainings to introduce these techniques to individuals and businesses in the target area.

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