Here Comes More Of Waukesha's Crap . . .

11 Million Gallons Of Treated Wastewater From Waukesha Could Be Coming Through Root River Parkway Each Day.


First Waukesha County Clerk Kathy Nickolaus screwed with the voting totals when she "forgot" to count the entire city of Brookfield (largest city in Waukesha) on election night last year, then magically found those votes (in open bags) two days later, giving David Prosser a win over Joanne Kloppenburg, thus screwing the state out of a balanced Supreme Court - Now Waukesha wants to send more of their crap our way, this time, literally in the form of CRAP.

The city of Waukesha needs (cleaner) water because their current source for water is tainted with potentially dangerous levels of radium. Oak Creek has authored a deal to provide Lake Michigan water to Waukesha in which Oak Creek hopes to provide lower costs of water to their residents in exchange for sharing services. Good for Oak Creek; bad for Greendale, Greenfield, Franklin, Hales Corners and West Allis. Why? Because Waukesha will have to return that waste-water to Oak Creek . . . and they plan on doing so by sending it through the waterways in the Root River Parkway - Yummy!

I don't know about you, but I think there has got to be a better way for Waukesha to send their turd water back to Oak Creek than through my back yard and where I jog, walk my dogs and ride my bike.

Either they need to stop expanding so fast or they need to build the infrastructure to carry the waste-water back to Oak Creek - in something else than a public waterway.

You may not want to hear this, but the Root River Parkway system was created by the Socialist Party of Milwaukee during the depression as a federal work relief project and is now on the list of Wisconsin State Register of Historic Places and is home to the famous and beautiful Boerner Botanical Gardens.

It may be a stretch, but I'm guessing that the Botanical Gardens, which are a hot spot for weddings, may lose some of its luster if the smell of "fresh" turds from Waukesha overtakes the smell of fresh flowers at the gardens.

Picture it now: a beautiful bride and all of her bridesmaids dressed to the hill, hair and makeup done, beautiful flowers in the background and close-pins on their noses as they pose for their wedding days photos - a day their sense of smell will never forget.

A group of concerned citizens connected with the Root River Parkway is fighting the oncoming onslaught of 11 million gallons of "treated" waste-water from Waukesha and the deal between Oak Creek and Waukesha is, as of right now, temporarily on hold to make sure Oak Creek profits enough from the deal, but I still suggest contacting your Milwaukee County Supervisor to tell them that this deal to send turds through our backyard here in Greendale really is crappy for the residents of this area who will receive no benefits, but will only be polluted upon by Waukesha.

If you live in Greendale your County Supervisor is Joe Sanfelippo: Phone: 414-278-4222. Sanfelippo is on the Parks Board for Milw. County . . . and in my humble opinion, couldn't care less about public parks or the people of his district unless you are offering to buy sod from his family farm or call one of his taxis to take you to the airport, so good luck and good night.

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Jason Patzfahl October 13, 2012 at 04:34 AM
I can only imagine that adding flushed toilet water from Waukesha will make the water in the Root River more dirty.... The project is currently on hold, but if it moves again my wife (science teacher) and I will go down and take some readings and post them. You and your wife can feel free to join us - then we could go out and have a bite to eat at Chic-Fil-A (if it's open by then).
J. B. Schmidt October 13, 2012 at 05:17 AM
So both Jason and Bren are claiming something is bad with out any facts. Par for the course.
Jason Patzfahl October 13, 2012 at 06:15 AM
Fresh water, good. Poop water, bad. And since when do Republicans care about facts? "We're not going to let our campaign be dictated by fact-checkers," ~ Neil Newhouse, Romney pollster.
J. B. Schmidt October 13, 2012 at 10:13 PM
@Jason Again, what are your standards for both types of water. If you consider the Root River fresh, then on your next run take a refreshing chug. My guess is there is plenty of animal poo to wet your whistle. My point is that treated water does not contain turd as you describe. In fact, it most likely has higher standards for cleanliness then the current condition of the Root River. However, since you have no actual facts to defend you case you will simply continue to sling poo.
CowDung October 16, 2012 at 03:18 PM
Jason: Once again, I am appalled by your ignorance. The key fact that you are missing here is that the plan isn't going to add 'flushed toilet water' from Waukesha into the Root River. The water that will be going into the Root River will have been treated and brought up to a higher level of cleanliness than what is currently flowing in the Root River. Please educate yourself and schedule a tour with the Waukesha wastewater treatment facility. Check the reports on water quality of their effluent and compare the numbers against the samples pulled by your wife out of the Root River. Share the results with the 'group of concerned citizens' that you reference in your article. Be sure to apologize to Supervisor Sanfelippo for encouraging people to call his office and waste his time over a non-issue.


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