Waukesha hires lead contractor for $206M Lake Michigan water project

WAUKESHA -- Waukesha has hired a primary contractor for its $206 million project to access water in Lake Michigan.

Chicago engineering firm "Greeley & Hansen" will led the way on the project, which is expected to take five years to complete.

The plan is to build pipelines to connect Waukesha to Oak Creek's water pipes, and a return system into the Root River which will carry the water back into Lake Michigan.

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