The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) is a regional sewer authority that provides flood management and wastewater treatment services to 28 municipalities with a total population of 1.1 million people. Its Jones Island and South Shore Water Reclamation Facilities treat 120 million gallons per day in dry conditions and up to 630 million in wet conditions.

Kevin Shafer has served as the district’s executive director since 2002 and has enacted innovative programs to address MMSD’s stormwater and wastewater infrastructure and management needs. Mr. Shafer spoke with Municipal Water Leader’s editor-in-chief, Kris Polly, about the district’s public-private partnership, the new projects that will enhance MMSD’s capabilities, and the importance of community cooperation.

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