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$5 billion Revival Leaves Milwaukee River Cleaner, More Valuable
Like most large rivers, the Milwaukee River has been altered over its history to suit human needs and desires. At times it had more than a dozen dams on the main stem, mostly to run grain mills or to provide power and water to local businesses and communities, according to DNR records.

For those who know the river only as the wide, brown flow that bisects Wisconsin's largest city, a visit to the upper Milwaukee is a world apart.

That portion of the Milwaukee River is only about 5% of it, but gets about 95% of the attention. The beginning of the river is obscured by cattails and grassy banks as it flows through culverts and past farm fields. It is home to creek chubs, leopard frogs and painted turtles. Great blue herons and sandhill cranes hunt along its banks.


 
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Chemical Treatment Kills Thousands of Fish in Hartwell Lake - About 5,000 fish have died because of algaecides applied to Hartwell Lake in an effort to improve the region’s drinking water. The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources and the state’s public-health agency are investigating the fish kill, which affects the area around the Anderson Joint Regional Water System’s intake on the lake.


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