Wisconsin water success stories
Great things are happening in Wisconsin for clean, healthy water. Water Success Stories are our way of sharing with you some of the highlights of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources’ results that merit special note.
- Mississippi River water hyacinth, water lettuce and parrot feather, oh my!.
- Monitoring data collected for National Rivers and Streams Assessment.
- New rules aim at preventing sanitary sewer overflows (SSOs).
- More than 100 local groups get grants to tackle aquatic invasives using improved application process.
- Private sector/public sector partnership produces energy and clean water.
- High school students snorkel in support of lake restoration efforts.
- Office of the Great Lakes highlights.
- Bureau of Water Quality highlights.
- Virtual beach for real-water safe fun.
- Lake events, economic studies show investments in clean water pay off.
- Third highest coho harvest on record, best since 1982.
- Hatcheries: a fun and educational stop for the whole family.
- Implementing agricultural best management practices restores coldwater fisheries .
- Report: 96 percent of public water systems met health standards for drinking water.
- Wetland and waterway law changes updates now available.
- Blue-green algae video and article available online.
- Fishing in the Neighborhood program reels in new anglers.
- Have de-con unit, will travel: wardens launch statewide blitz to halt spread of aquatic invasive species.
- A decade of progress to prevent, control and contain invasive species.
- Great Lakes beach improvements, free app a boon for beachgoers.
- Study of state hatcheries' capabilities released.
- New online system aims to reduce permit wait while better protecting environment.
- Delavan Lake restoration efforts deliver.
- New tools can help make 2012 fishing easier, more fun.
- Wisconsin's phosphorus rule approved by EPA.
- Get specific advice for specific waters online and with one search.
- 2012 sturgeon spearing season enters record books.
- $3.5 million in grants for repairs, removal or replacement for 15 dams.
If you have been involved with a project in partnership with the DNR Water Division, please share your stories with us and others!