2015 SUSTAINABILIT Y PROJEC T AWARD WINNER MILWAUKEE COU NTY PARKS DEPARTMENT It takes vision and foresight to sustainably manage water where it falls. Green luminaries ultimately help protect our rivers and Lake Michigan by adapting practices that harvest rainfall for other uses or mimic nature by draining it into the ground to reduce water pollution. Green luminaries like this project are led by true champions who recognize not only the need to manage stormwater, but also the need to innovate and grow, to create lasting good works, and to connect people and prosperity to the environment. The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) applauds the Milwaukee County Parks Department’s cisterns, green roof, and permeable pavement/stormwater recycling projects at the Mitchell Park Conservancy Domes for capturing stormwater where it falls, reusing it where possible, and reducing polluted stormwater runoff. inspiring leaders in sustainability.
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