Sunday , 26 May 2019

May 8, 2019 E-News

RURAL WATER E-NEWS …….………………  5/8/19

Tony Evers Chats About Wisconsin’s ‘Year Of Clean Drinking Water’.  Across Wisconsin, tens of thousands of people don’t trust the water that comes out of their tap — due to lead, agricultural runoff or industrial pollution.  https://www.wuwm.com/post/tony-evers-chats-about-wisconsins-year-clean-drinking-water#stream/0

Great Lakes water levels expected to set record highs.  Due to recent wet conditions, the six month water level forecast now predicts higher forecasted water level peaks this summer. The forecasted water levels on Lakes Superior, St. Clair and Erie are all expected to break records set in the early 1950s and middle 1980s. While new record highs are not currently forecasted for Lakes Michigan, Huron and Ontario, very high water levels are expected there as well.  https://www.lre.usace.army.mil/Media/News-Releases/Article/1837768/great-lakes-water-levels-expected-to-set-record-highs/

Manitowoc outdoors news: Cleaner county waters could be worth $32 million.  Poor water clarity is costing Manitowoc County property owners money.  https://www.greenbaypressgazette.com/story/life/2019/05/08/manitowoc-county-lakes-cleaner-waters-could-worth-32-million-in-property-values-reduce-algae-schuh/1140121001/

 WRWA is looking for a board member for District 1.  Please see our webpage for more information.  www.wrwa.org

Municipal Legislative day is May 22.  This is a chance to visit your state representative and talk to them about your local municipal issues. .  Go to https://www.meuw.org/ev_calendar_day.asp?eventid=146&evreg1=2&t=&testmtype=&pub=1  to register and get your appointment set up for a visit.

 Quote:  “Water is life’s matter and matrix, mother and medium.  There is no life without water.” – Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

 

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