MMSD sewage overflow station set to prevent backups
Bars block access to the recently completed combined sanitary and storm sewer overflow site at the Menomonee River near N. 59th and W. State streets. The aim is to reduce backups. Image by DON BEHM
A new sewer overflow pumping station - capable of pushing up to 220 million gallons a day of sewage and storm water into the Menomonee River - is ready for use on the river's north bank near W. State and N. 59th streets.