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Clean Clear Waters News and Updates

Don't forget to check out our new Clean Clear Waters Checklist!

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 5/28/15

After a full year of work, Treysta on the Water is having their open house on June 5th from 3pm to 7pm. For more information click here

5/23/14

The Wisconsin State Journal covered yesterday's groundbreaking event for Treysta on the Water, who achieved the Clean Clear Waters Challenge. Read up on the article here.

5/23/14

We had a great time yesterday at the groundbreaking event for Treysta on the Water, the first ever residential and commercial development to achieve the Clean Clear Waters Challenge. Listen to what Executive Director John Imes has to say about the accomplishment and the Clean Clear Waters Program and check out our Facebook Page for pictures and details about this innovative project.

5/22/2014

Press release for the groundbreaking of Treysta on the Water.

5/1/2014

NewsLeaf Friends of the Arboretum Newsletter featured an article on the Arbor House Inn, the first Clean Clear Waters certified home, and the native plant sale. Find it here!

2/5/2014

Executive Director, John Imes, gave a presentation on Clean Clear Waters at the 11th Annual "Advancements in Stormwater and Erosion Control" conference hosted by Naseca Wisconsin. View his presentation: Clean Clear Waters' Designation for Advanced Erosion Control.

11/5/2013

Press release for the launch of Clean Clear Waters.

11/6/2013

New Shorewood Hills home seen as showcase for advanced erosion control practices. The Wisconsin State Journal covered the launch of the Clean Clear Waters Challenge. The event was held at the first certified home and showcased the significance of advanced erosion control practices for the quality of Madison lakes.  

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News Archives:

4/1/2009 

Green Options for Stormwater Recycling (pdf)
Homeowners, leading developers and communities are increasingly turning to these natural drainage systems to capture and reuse stormwater before it enters the waterways. 

9/1/2007

Clean Water Strategies
The renewed focus on the quality of our lakes, streams and drinking water should cause us to rethink the traditional and prescriptive-driven solutions of the past, and examine innovative strategies and policies that can help clean our waters. Fortunately, the use of green infrastructure, environment-focused, performance-based strategies and new directions in environmental governance can help us achieve the water quality and healthy economic climate we deserve.

2004

End the ‘Sewer Wars’: Collaboration and a focus on green infrastructure is the key to solving Milwaukee’s water woes

Summary: Shoreland Development in Wisconsin: Balancing a Healthy Economy with a Healthy Environment
10/7/1998
This 1998 forum brought together over 150 conservationists, developers, lake association representatives and government personnel to engage in a dialogue about shoreland development.