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Rain Gardens Can Help With Heavy Rains

By any measure, we've had a lot of rain in many parts of the country. Just ask anyone in the Driftless region. The floods that come with all this rain bring many problems, including causing pollutants to wind up in our natural waterways. Rain gardens are designed to soak up and filter stormwater [...]

2019-07-01T13:56:42+00:00 July 1st, 2019|Project Insights|0 Comments

MMSD Shows How To Build A Rain Garden

Spring flooding problems have already started. Caused by rain and snow melt, floods pick up pollutants which then wind up in our natural waterways. Rain gardens are designed to soak up and filter stormwater runoff. Click here to learn more. In today's video from Building Wisconsin TV, host Stuart Keith and guest Karen Sands from the Milwaukee [...]

2019-04-10T15:16:42+00:00 April 10th, 2019|Project Insights|0 Comments

Learn About The Water Energy Nexus

There's been a lot of talk in the news about the concern for water quality in communities all over America. In today's video from the Building Wisconsin TV series, we learn about the Water Energy Nexus. Host Stuart Keith meets with Justin Castleman from Plumbers 75 contractor Castleman Plumbing and Bill Graffin from the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District. For more, check out this article from energy.gov: The [...]

2018-03-14T14:52:09+00:00 March 14th, 2018|Project Insights|0 Comments

Add A Rain Garden To Your Yard

Spring in Wisconsin means heavy spring rains. If your sump pump is running and pumping basement water into an already saturated yard, it's a great reason to install a rain garden for your sump pump discharge. In today's video from the Building Wisconsin TV series, host Stuart Keith and guest Karen Sands from [...]

2017-05-21T16:37:40+00:00 April 17th, 2017|Project Insights|0 Comments

A Great Way To Use Rainwater

Many municipalities are adding green spaces and encouraging homeowners to look for ways to limit the amount of water going into sewer systems resulting from heavy rains. One great way is to build a rain garden. In this episode from the Building Wisconsin TV series, Karen Sands from the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District [...]

2017-05-21T16:37:57+00:00 September 21st, 2016|Project Insights|0 Comments

What Is The Water Energy Nexus?

Recent news stories have talked about the concern for water quality in a number of Wisconsin communities. In this episode from the Building Wisconsin TV series, we learn about the Water Energy Nexus with Justin Castleman from Plumbers 75 contractor Castleman Plumbing and Bill Graffin from the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District. For more, [...]

2017-05-21T16:37:57+00:00 September 19th, 2016|Project Insights|0 Comments

Building Wisconsin TV Schedule: June 4-5

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5M8yN7EXOaI Subscribe to the Building Wisconsin Blog to learn about major construction initiatives all around Wisconsin. Here’s this week’s Building Wisconsin TV Schedule: Madison – Saturday, June 4 at 6:00 pm and Sunday, June 5 at 11:30 am on TVW. Milwaukee – Sunday, June 5 at 8:00 am on WVTV TV-18. For more videos on [...]

Rain Gardens For Homeowners With MMSD

Subscribe to the Building Wisconsin Blog to learn about major construction initiatives all around Wisconsin. In this episode from the Building Wisconsin TV series, host Stuart Keith and guest Karen Sands from the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) show how to build a rain garden for a sump pump discharge. On this project,  [...]

2017-05-21T16:38:02+00:00 March 9th, 2016|RECENT POST|0 Comments

Building Wisconsin TV Schedule

Subscribe to the Building Wisconsin Blog to learn about major construction initiatives all around Wisconsin. Here’s this week’s Building Wisconsin TV Schedule: Madison – Saturday, March 5 at 8:30 am on FOX 47 and 6:00 pm on TVW. Also Sunday, March 6 at 11:30 am on TVW. Milwaukee – Sunday, March 6 at [...]

2017-05-21T16:38:02+00:00 March 4th, 2016|RECENT POST|0 Comments

Building Wisconsin TV Schedule

Subscribe to the Building Wisconsin Blog to learn about major construction initiatives all around Wisconsin. Here’s this week’s Building Wisconsin TV Schedule: Madison – Saturday, February 6 at 8:30 am on FOX 47 and 6:00 pm on TVW. Also Sunday, February 7 at 11:30 am on TVW. Milwaukee – Sunday, February 7 at [...]

2017-05-21T16:38:17+00:00 February 5th, 2016|RECENT POST|0 Comments