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Protecting Our Waters -- a guide to responsible development within the Milwaukee River Basin
This web site provides local governments, developers and citizens with a planning guide that encourages good land-use decisions to protect Milwaukee River Basin water resources. To learn more about water-friendly development planning, follow the links on the right.  To learn more about the basin, follow the link here. Streets and Roads
Detention and Retention Basins
Street Trees
Erosion Control and Land Clearing
Illicit Discharges
Impact Fees
Nonpoint Source Pollution - Agriculture
Subdivision Design
Open Space Design
Overlay Districts
Stormwater Control

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The Milwaukee River Basin Partnership is a voluntary coalition of businesses, non-profit groups, public agencies, educational institutions, organizations, and individuals committed to restoring and sustaining the ecosystem of the Milwaukee River Basin while ensuring its economic viability. To learn more, visit

Follow the link here to learn more about the Milwaukee River Basin