Highest-Priority Strategies
  • Develop a City green infrastructure policy plan

  • Collaborate with Milwaukee County Parks and land trusts to maximize greenspace for stormwater management

  • Replace and maintain city sewers and work with private property owners to maintain private laterals

  • Complete a Milwaukee TMDL Implementation Plan

  • Identify City facilities to conduct permanent pharmaceutical collection

  • Promote water efficiency and smart water use practices among Milwaukee residents, businesses, and commercial users

  • Recognize and improve the recreational and aesthetic potential of water resources, including Lake Michigan and area rivers

  • Engage in Active Measures to Protect Lake Michigan

The Milwaukee river offers unique opportunities for kayaking, canoeing, and rowing. Photo: Tina Klose


Lakeshore state park provides a unique urban oasis with recreational and educational opportunities. Photo: Tina Klose