Building a Rain Garden

Rain Gardens Help Reduce Flooding

Heavy spring rains have already started. Along with snow melt, the resulting flooding causes pollutants to wind up in our natural waterways. Rain gardens help by soaking up and filtering storm water runoff. In today's video from Building Wisconsin TV, Karen Sands from MMSD shows host Stuart Keith how to install a rain [...]

2020-04-23T14:53:24+00:00April 23rd, 2020|Project Insights|0 Comments

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+00:00July 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+00:00April 10th, 2019|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+00:00April 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+00:00September 21st, 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+00:00March 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+00:00March 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+00:00February 5th, 2016|RECENT POST|0 Comments

How To Build A Rain Garden

Subscribe to the Building Wisconsin Blog to learn about major construction initiatives all around Wisconsin. How To Build A Rain Garden from the Building Wisconsin TV series. Host Stuart Keith and guest Karen Sands from the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District show how to build a rain garden for a sump pump discharge. On [...]

2017-05-21T16:38:17+00:00February 3rd, 2016|RECENT POST|0 Comments